The Conflict Resolution Center is a private, 501(c) (3) non-profit agency dedicated to providing more cooperative and less formal methods of resolving conflict. Our services and training programs include mediation, facilitation, and restorative justice conferencing.
The mission of Conflict Resolution Center is to provide the community with innovative, affordable and cooperative ways to resolve differences and transform relationships.
The Center accomplishes its mission by:
Increasing the awareness and use of alternative dispute resolution;
Providing education and training on alternative dispute resolution and communication skills to individuals, families, organizations, governments and businesses;
Ensuring the availability of qualified mediators and other resources for the resolution of conflicts;
Aiding individuals and families, neighborhoods and communities with the prevention of conflicts;
Promoting an atmosphere of tolerance, cooperation and acceptance;
Transforming conflicts into opportunities for understanding and growth.
The Counties of Alleghany, Bath, Bedford, Botetourt, Buena Vista, Craig, Floyd, Franklin, Henry, Highland, Lexington/Rockbridge, Montgomery, and Roanoke as well as the cities of Roanoke, Salem, and Martinsville.
Click play to see a recent video with Eddy Smart, the Conflict Resolution Center's Service Director. In this short clip, Eddy explains the services that the CRC offers to the community. Be sure to check out the Peace by Piece link on the left which includes a TV interview about the Peace by Piece Quilt Project that aired on November 16, 2009 on the WDBJ7 Mornin' Show.