Purchasing & General Services

Purchasing and General Services establishes and administers contracts with private agencies or individuals to provide services in the community and is also responsible for various General Services functions in central office.

Client Services

The Department of Mental Health contracts with approximately 1,200 agencies and individuals throughout the state for quality services for the citizens of Missouri. It is our goal to establish a network of contracted service providers that is as diverse as the individuals we serve.

The department purchases many services for the individuals it serves, including the following:

  • Prevention
  • Evaluation
  • Treatment
  • Therapies
  • Habilitation
  • Rehabilitation
  • Residential
  • Other special services

Commodities and Professional Services

The Department of Mental Health has 26 facilities throughout the state. Each facility has the delegation of authority to procure commodities/professional services under $49,999. An example of purchases at a facility level may include: office supplies, janitorial services, pest control services, miscellaneous medical supplies, etc.

Facility Coordinators

Agencies and individuals who are interested in contracting with the department may contact:

Department of Mental Health
Purchasing and General Services
P.O. Box 687
Jefferson City, MO 65102
(573) 751-3073
FAX: (573) 526-3685

Purchasing and General Services Personnel

Purchasing Section

General Services Section

  • Jason Gilbert, Administrative Support Professional (General Services Manager) - (573) 751-4079
  • Alyssa Jones, Administrative Support Professional - (573) 751-3079
  • Mark Whittle, Stores/Warehouse Associate - (573) 751-9132
  • Tony Griffith, Driver - (573) 751-8549
  • Andrea Shook, Administrative Support Asst. - (573) 751-9214