Using this Web Page
This webpage is designed to acquaint you with several key aspects of the purchasing cycle and how to do business with DJJ and the State of South Carolina. Here you can review information on ways to request bids in our “What's New in Purchasing” section. And you can receive information on how to become a DJJ vendor in our "How to Get Started" section. You can also review DJJ's current solicitations, awards and public notices in the “Current Opportunities” section. And, if you have any questions and need to contact us, check out our "Customer Services" section. Information on statewide contracts can be found at the South Carolina Materials Management Office website. If you want information on how DJJ is spending its money, you can look at the South Carolina State Agency Spending Transparency Application Homepage, which includes information on spending for all cabinet agencies.
Commodities/Services DJJ Purchases
The SC Department of Juvenile Justice purchases an array of commodities utilized in operations, which support the state's juvenile justice facilities. Commodities can include food, fertilizer, plants, office equipment and supplies, office furniture, travel services, vehicle repair services, uniforms and other clothing items, grounds maintenance services, building supplies, printing services, security equipment, pharmaceutical supplies, dental equipment and supplies, educational equipment and supplies, and admission kits.
Purchasing staff provide purchasing assistance to agency customers and suppliers. We also provide information on related topics such as general purchasing information, procurement policies and procedures, solicitations and awards.
Cathy Sprowls, CPPB
Barbara Wells email@example.com (803) 896-9237
The SC Dept. of Juvenile Justice Procurement Office is certified to make direct procurements subject to compliance with the Consolidated Procurement Code and Regulations not to exceed for each procurement transaction the dollar amounts for the general area of specific commodities and services as listed below:
Supplies and Services
*$500,000 per commitment
Construction Contract Award
*$100,000 per commitment
Construction Contract Change Order
$25,000 per change order
$5,000 per amendment
*TOTAL POTENTIAL PURCHASE COMMITMENT WHETHER SINGLE OR MULTI-TERM CONTRACTS ARE USED
Individuals or businesses wishing to do business with the Department of Juvenile Justice need to provide to the Purchasing Department the following information: A written narrative, company profile or business literature fully describing the product or services being offered to the Department; with names and company titles of the individual (2) who will be following-up on the account, telephone and FAX numbers; references of accounts that are currently being supported by your company.
For the purpose of establishing a vendor record, vendors are required to furnish a Federal Employee Identification Number (FEIN) number or social security number. This information shall be submitted on a W9 Form, which can be retrieved from the Internal Revenue Service's Available Forms Page.
Vendor information submission should be sent to the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice, Purchasing Department, P.O. Box 21069, Columbia, SC 29221-1069, or may be faxed to (803) 896-5655.
South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice
4900 Broad River Road
Columbia SC, 29212-3552
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