DYS is administratively organized into one central office and five regional offices.

Central Office provides program development, human resources, fiscal and budget administration, professional development and Interstate Compact for Juveniles (ICJ). Central Office also oversees the Juvenile Court Diversion (JCD) program, the requirements for the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) and the five regional offices.

Each region is responsible for the supervision, planning, evaluation and staff training that is necessary for effective and efficient delivery of services to youth.

Central Office
PO Box 447
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: 573-751-3324

Northeast Regional Office 
Jefferson State Office Building
205 Jefferson St.
Suite 1400
Jefferson City, MO 65101

  • Phone: 573-526-5434
  • Timothy Mitchell, Regional Administrator

Northwest Regional Office 
1410 Gennessee St.
Suite 120
Kansas City, MO 64105

  • Phone: 816-889-2428
  • Fax: 816-889-3850
  • Robin Graves, Regional Administrator

Southwest Regional Office 
1735 W. Catalpa, Suite B 
Springfield, MO 65807

  • Phone: 417-895-6485
  • Fax: 417-895-5853
  • Trich Long, Regional Administrator

Southeast Regional Office 
1903 Northwood Drive 
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901

  • Phone: 573-840-9540
  • Fax: 573-840-9387
  • Paula Shaw, Regional Administrator

St. Louis Regional Office 
Wainwright Building, Room 331
111 North Seventh Street
St. Louis, MO 63101

  • Phone: 314-340-6904
  • Fax: 314-340-7721
  • Sonja Williams, Regional Administrator