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 do not like that man. I am going to have to get to know him better. - Abraham Lincoln
"...the opportunity to remain in my house...everyone was very helpful in this pursuit." - Homeowner, Deschutes County Oregon, October 2020Even in normal times, homeowners can run into trouble making their monthly mortgage payments. When a hardship occurs, or even a worldwide pandemic throws a financial curve ball, homeownership for some becomes a struggle to survive. Fortunately, the Oregon Foreclosure Avoidance Program (OFAP) offers help state-wide. Established by Oregon Law, with oversight from the Oregon Department of Justice (ODJ), and corporately administered by Mediation Case Manager (MCM), homeowners and lenders are given the opportunity to negotiate and commit to a wide range of foreclosure avoidance measures.Join Community Solutions Executive Director and Mediator, Gary Winterstein in a 2-part series of monthly Round Table presentations online via zoom.us, during which details about OFAP and how mediators can certify to facilitate these cases will be reviewed and discussed.