SMMHC - Sex Offender Rehabilitation and Treatment Services

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Southeast Missouri Mental Health Center’s, Sex Offender Rehabilitation and Treatment Services program (SORTS), is an involuntary civil commitment program for the treatment of sexually violent predators. The goal of the SORTS Program is to provide research based treatment so that these individuals have the opportunity to successfully complete the program and receive Conditional Release from the courts. This requires our commitment to the belief that all persons can change.

Please visit the various pages of our website to obtain information about our services. If you are interested in employment, there is a section to assist you in applying for available positions. We welcome your questions and comments. Donna Anderson, Chief Executive Officer


"To improve the mental health of those we serve with a commitment to excellence in all we do."


"Working together to be the premier provider of Hope, Rehabilitation, and Recovery to achieve fulfilling lives."


  • W - Working Together
  • E - Excellence
  • S - Safety
  • E - Effectiveness
  • R - Respect
  • V - Validation
  • E - Efficiency

About Us

Missouri law establishing Sex Offender Rehabilitation and Treatment Services, a Division of Southeast Missouri Mental Health Center, was signed on August 30, 1998, by Governor Mel Carnahan and became effective January 1, 1999. The law provides for the civil commitment of certain sexual offenders who have been convicted, found not guilty by reason of insanity or committed as a criminal sexual psychopath. The Department of Mental Health (DMH) is responsible for the control, care and treatment of individuals who have been determined to be sexual predators. The facility has resided at the Hoctor-Blair Complex on the State of Missouri campus that also includes Southeast Missouri Mental Health Center and Farmington Correctional Center.