The Dispute Resolution Center is a not-for-profit serving Orange, Putnam, Sullivan, and Ulster Counties in New York State with mediation, education, and other conflict resolution resources.
Mediation is a voluntary, confidential settlement process used by families and community members as an alternative to going to court. Mediation can be court-referred or self-referred.
Parents Apart classes are for co-parents who want to learn effective strategies for parenting apart, and how to emotionally support their children during a transition in the family unit.
CASA are 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.