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
Latisha Murray, Clerk II email: Phone: 641-814-8332 Ext. 344 102 E. Main, Ottumwa, IA 52501