Welcome to Community Solutions of Central Oregon, where our focus is helping people have difficult conversations.

The need for dispute resolution throughout Central Oregon has never been greater. With ever increasing growth in our region and continued uncertainty about the ongoing health crisis, increased numbers of community, business, housing, and family disputes are surfacing daily.

Our offices are open following an eight-week closure due to the public health crisis this past Spring. All essential dispute resolutions services are being offered to the communities we serve and we remain available during regular office hours, Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm.

In line with State back to work orders, precautionary measures in place now include disinfectant office cleaning, appropriate physical distancing, and the provision of disposable face masks for clients, staff, and volunteers during meetings, training, or mediation activities. 

We are also offering in-person, teleconference, or online dispute resolution (ODR) options for select cases. See our 'Adaptive Services' update in the 'News/Announcements' page of our website for further details.

Helping people have difficult conversations, 

Gary Winterstein
Executive Director


Basic Mediation Training (BMT) Course 2-2020

Our Basic Mediation Training (BMT) Course 2-2020 details as set! The structure of this course is a result of modifications made in consideration of the ongoing public health crisis. This three-part course provides in-depth learning of the principles, practices, and process used by impartial, third-party mediators. Benefit by improving you own communication skills while at the same time becoming a dispute resolution asset to your neighbors and community. Learn from an experienced cadre of practitioners with 50+ years and 3,000+ cases of combined experience helping people resolve family, neighbor, workplace, business, court, and community-related disputes. For more on our three-part course of instruction, read on.

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