The Dispute Resolution Center (DRC) is a nonprofit serving Orange, Putnam, Sullivan, and Ulster Counties in New York. We provide mediation, education, and training to promote peaceful resolution of conflict.
Mediation: A voluntary, confidential settlement process used by families and community members as an alternative to going to court
Divorce Mediation: A respectful way to end a marriage without going to court
CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate): Specially trained volunteers who are assigned to represent children and act as a neutral party in family court matters, monitoring court orders and acting as the voice of the child
Parents Apart: Educational classes for parents who are separated or unmarried, and teach how to emotionally support children during transition, learn effective parenting apart strategies, and find practical legal information