Family Planning Services

Family Planning

MERCY Health Care Center
1902 Shelton
Abilene, TX 79603

(325) 676-6634 office
(325) 676-6636 fax

Eligible clients

  • Male or female, 64 years and younger
  • Texas Resident
  • Meet income guidelines at or below 250% FPL (Federal Poverty Level)

Will need proof of income and residency.

Complete application at 1902 Shelton. Please call for appointment.

Adjunctive Eligibility

PROOF of Benefits Program with one of the following:
  • Medicaid
  • WIC
  • TANF
  • SNAP

Services of Family Planning

  • Annual Exam
  • Pap smear
  • Lab testing / STD Testing
  • Birth Control Method

Family Planning Services also available for self-pay clients and Medicaid clients with Traditional or Managed CARE Medicaid.

Healthy Texas Women

Healthy Texas Women (HTW)

MERCY Health Care Center
1902 Shelton
Abilene, TX 79603

(325) 676-6634 office
(325) 676-6636 fax

Eligible Clients

  • Women 15 – 44 years
  • U.S. Citizen or Legal immigrant
  • Texas resident
  • Do not have any health insurance
  • Are not pregnant
  • Meet income guidelines at or below 200% FPL (Federal Poverty Level)

Will need proof of income, proof of citizenship and proof of Texas residency.

Adjunctive Eligibility

PROOF of Benefits Program with one of the following:
  • Medicaid
  • WIC
  • TANF
  • SNAP

Services of HTW

  • Annual Exam
  • Pap smear
  • Lab testing / STD Testing
  • Birth Control Method

Applications can be completed online at healthytexaswomen.org,* or by phone at 211 or in person at 1902 Shelton.

Primary Health Care

Primary Health Care (PHC)
MAAC Program

MERCY Health Care Center
1902 Shelton
Abilene, TX 79603

(325) 676-6634 office
(325) 676-6636 fax

Eligible clients

  • Men, women and children, 64 years and younger
  • Texas resident
  • No health insurance
  • Meet income guidelines at or below 200% FPL (Federal Poverty Level)

Complete application at 1902 Shelton

Services for PHC include

  • Annual Exam
  • Lab testing / STD testing
  • Care of Chronic Health Conditions including prescriptions for medications
  • Well child check-up
  • Sick visits for children only, with income 250% below FPL (Feferal Poverty Level)

STD Testing & Treatment

STD Testing & Treatment

MERCY Health Care Center
1902 Shelton
Abilene, TX 79603

(325) 676-6634 ext 202 office
(325) 676-6636 fax

Contact: Melissa Longoria, RN

STD Testing

  • Cost - $20.00
  • Hepatitis C - $15.00
  • Free STD clinic the first Monday of every month, except holidays
    • Hours 8:00am - 11:00am, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Testing for STDs is available Monday-Thursday starting at 8am with a limited number of patients a day seen on a walk-in basis.

PrEP now available. Call for information.

Early Prenatal Services

Early Prenatal Services

MERCY Health Care Center
1902 Shelton
Abilene, TX 79603

(325) 676-6634 office (325) 676-6636 fax

Eligible clients

  • Female that is currently pregnant
  • Texas resident
  • Meet income guidelines at or below 250% FPL (Federal Poverty Level)

Will need proof of income and residency.

Complete application at 1902 Shelton. Please call for appointment.

Adjunctive Eligibility

  • Proof of Benefits Program with one of the following:
    • Medicaid
    • WIC
    • TANF
    • SNAP

Early Prenatal Services include

  • Education
  • Provision of Prenatal vitamins if needed
  • Early OB exam and labs
  • Referral for ultrasound

Once approved for Pregnancy Medicaid, you will be referred to the Doctor of your choice to continue prenatal care and deliver.

Texas Health Steps

Texas Health Steps (THS)

MERCY Health Care Center
1902 Shelton
Abilene, TX 79603

(325) 676-6634 office
(325) 676-6636 fax

Contact: Alma DeLara, RN

Please call for appointment.

Medical Providers

Sara Wilcox, RN, FNP-C 
PHC Programs & Family Planning (FP)

Cindy Hess, RN, WHNP 
Healthy Texas Women (HTW) & Family Planning (FP)

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