How Mediation Helps

The mediation process is facilitated by a trained, impartial mediator, who provides a safe setting for both sides of the issue to be expressed.

  • Business and workplace mediation provides tools for solving problems such as consumer complaints and employee disputes
  • Elder mediation provides specialized services to help older adults, families and caregivers address situations that surface with aging
  • Housing conflicts
  • Neighborhood mediation helps neighbors resolve disagreements over common neighbor-to-neighbor issues from property line disputes to noise
  • Training in communication and conflict resolution includes classes for the public, mediation professionals, schools and community groups
  • Tips for talking though troubles