Community Mediation and Restorative Justice Services in Dakota, Ramsey and Washington Counties

30-Hour Basic Civil Mediation and Communication Skills Training - June 10, 11, 17 & 18, 2016

DRC is living Ghandi's call to be the change you want to see in the world.
Kimberly Nightingale
Editor - St. Paul Almanac
“The mediators were calm and professional – and caring as well.”
Restorative Justice Participant
A weight has been lifted. A much better outcome than a restraining order.
St. Paul Resident

Looking to resolve a dispute?

Looking to get mediation for someone you know? Fill out an Request for Services application or learn more about our mediation services.

Of, by and for the community

our volunteers embody this concept.
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Dispute Resolution Center promotes the constructive resolution of conflict through open communication and shared decision-making.

How do I become a volunteer?

All DRC’s primary services are delivered by volunteers. There are many opportunities to volunteer with DRC, such as volunteering as a mediator, facilitator, or circle keeper. You can volunteer to assist with administrative support or outreach. You can also serve as a board member or committee member.

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I'd love to be a donor!

The work of DRC would not be possible without donations from individuals, foundations, corporations, and associations. You can know that your contribution will be put to good use serving your community. Donate to DRC and help your community.


Where can I find other resources?

Not every situation is appropriate for mediation – and sometimes other services complement mediation. This section lists valuable community resources. Have some basic needs? Try these general resources.


Have questions? We can help.

Dispute Resolution Center

91 Arch Street, East St. Paul

St. Paul, MN 55130




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