Community Mediation Services

Community Mediation Services (CMS) is a not-for-profit organization providing programs for individuals, youth and families encountering life’s obstacles. Our professional staff and cadre of volunteers work to unify communities, institutions and stakeholders facing conflicts.

Through court diversion, therapeutic interventions, specialized educational programs, school based services and a network of mediation & conflict resolution programs, CMS helps clients develop life skills, strengthen relationships and achieve positive outcomes.


Creating and promoting effective approaches to problem solving for all members of the community; providing programs that foster self-determination and positive decision making; inspiring organizations and institutions to implement innovative solutions that respond to the needs of the individuals they serve.


- Using understanding, respect and humility
- Sharing information and educating
- Fostering collaborative problem solving and thoughtful decision making
- Advocating and promoting self-advocacy