Providence DePaul Center


Providence DePaul Center

301 Londonderry Drive
Waco, TX 76712
P: 254-776-5970

In an EMERGENCY, go directly to the nearest emergency room or call 911.

For non-emergency situations or if you have questions, please call 254-776-5970, any time 24/7.


What is an assessment?

A mental health assessment performed by a qualified medical health professional determines if there is a need for admission to the Providence DePaul Center. 

An assessment is comprised of indepth questions which are personal in nature and should be answered as honestly and completely as possible.  It includes a general medical and psychiatric history. Questions will also be asked in regards to current and past drug use; current stressors, situations and events; as well as other sensitive matters. An assessment and its contents are confidential regardless of admission. Our staff are sensitive to all situations and any information requested is confidential.

An assessment is not for the purpose of immediate psychiatric treatment (including prescription medication or refills), to provide emergency counseling sessions, or to receive treatment from a psychiatrist. 

If it is determined that one does not need to be admitted to the Providence DePaul Center, a referral to other resources will be provided. An assessment does not guarantee admission to the Providence DePaul Center.

Hours for walk-in assessment

8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. 7 days a week After hours: Present to ER at Providence Hospital

To request a transfer or to refer a patient for acute stabilization, please call 254.776.5970