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It is the intent of the Department of Corrections (DOC) to promote open competition and transparency for all contracts for goods and services. The Department will comply with applicable federal and state laws (RCWs) and regulations (WACs) in exercising specific or delegated authorities. To the extent practicable, procurement of contracted services will be made by or with direction from Contracts and Legal Affairs for continuity in the writing, requirements, and awards of Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and bids for contracts (DOC Policy 220.010 ContractsAdobe PDF document file).

Contracting Opportunities

Below are some of the current contracting opportunities with the Department of Corrections. For other contracting opportunities, please see Washington's Electronic Business Solution (WEBS) for vendors or Capital Planning & Development.

Intergovernmental Contracts

Under state law, Chapter 39.34 RCW – Interlocal Cooperation Act, provides the authority for Washington State agencies such as the Department of Corrections (DOC) to contract with other governmental entities. These contracts are Intergovernmental agreements (agreements between DOC and other Washington state agencies, other State governments and/or their agencies, cities, counties and tribes of any state, or any agency or part of the Federal government). To obtain copies of these agreements, please email the Public Disclosure Unit.