South Central Behavioral Health Region

On July 1st 2013, Appanoose, Davis and Wapello Counties joined together to become South Central Behavioral Health Region. In October of 2015, Mahaska County was added. South Central Behavioral Health Region; will continue to provide local services and have local offices in each of the four counties to include Appanoose, Davis, Mahaska, and Wapello. A Community Services Coordinator, Social Worker and a Jail Alternatives Counselor will be available to the region to assist with funding, care coordination and referrals to Mental Health Services. We believe that there is no wrong door and will assist each customer to the best of our abilities. Please click on the links below to view the South Central Behavioral Health Regions Annual Service Budget , Management, and Transitional Plans South Central Behavioral Health Annual Service Budget Plan South Central Behavioral Health Management Plan South Central Behavioral Health Transitional Plan

South Central Behavioral Health Region Governing Board Members:

Linda Demry, Appanoose County email: Phone: 641-856-5512 201 N. 12th, Centerville, IA 52544 Ron Bride, Davis County – Chair email: Phone: 641-664-2101 100 Courthouse Square, STE 2, Bloomfield, IA 52537 Mark Doland, Mahaska County email: Phone: 641-673-3469 106 South 1st Street , Oskaloosa, Iowa 52577 Jerry Parker, Wapello County – Vice Chair email: Phone: 641-683-4630 215 N. Court St, Ottumwa, IA 52501

South Central Behavioral Health Staff:

Jennifer Vitko, Chief Executive Officer email: Phone: 641-683-4576 102 E. Main St., PO Box 217, Ottumwa, IA 52501 Judi Fox, Jail Alternatives Coordinator email: Phone: 641-814-8332 Ext. 343 330 W. Second, Ottumwa, IA Latisha Murray, Clerk II email: Phone: 641-814-8332 Ext. 344 102 E. Main, Ottumwa, IA 52501



The Wapello County Community Services office has an opening for a Clerk I. Individuals applying for this position must have knowledge in Excel, Word, and with 10 key calculators. Past work experience preferred payroll and accounting. To qualify to be interviewed for the position individuals must submit a letter of application, resume, and successfully complete a typing test at 45 words per minute, ten key test evaluating speed/accuracy and an Excel spreadsheet competency test at IowaWORKS Southern Iowa Office at 15260 Truman St, Ottumwa, IA 52501 by December 8th, 4:30 pm. Please call and schedule an appointment at IowaWORKS, 641-684-5401 ext 40010. Work hours for this position are 8AM-4:30PM Monday thru Friday. For more detailed job description please contact Jennifer Vitko, Wapello County Administrator at 641-683-4576 or via email at Wapello County is an employer who believes in equal employment opportunity.