We help people have difficult conversations.
“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” - Mother Teresa
We help organizations mobilize ideas into actions.
“Before everything else, getting ready is the secret to success.” - Henry Ford
We inspire youth to resolve their own differences.
"I don’t like that man…I’m going to have to get to know him better.” - Abraham Lincoln
Community Solutions - formerly Central Oregon Mediation - serves the diverse communities of Crook, Deschutes, and Jefferson counties in Central Oregon. We help people have difficult conversations by providing a variety of comprehensive mediation, facilitation, and education programs focused on improving communications needed during life's more difficult moments. As a long-standing community dispute resolution center (CDRC), our staff and more than 30 volunteer mediators are highly qualified and capable people who continue to offer standard-setting programs and customer service.
Community Solutions (CS) - in partnership with the Oregon Mediation Association (OMA) - is sponsoring this one-day workshop on conflict de-escalation and constructive communication. Toolz for Tough Conversations - Toolz - prepares individuals, organizations, and communities for civil discourse on today's most divisive issues. Join CS on Saturday June 23 2018 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at McMenamins Old St. Francis School in Father Luke's Room. An artisanal sandwich buffet lunch is included in your cost to attend the workshop. Want to know more? Read on.