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About Us

Our services include mediation, facilitation, training, restorative practices, behavioral health advocacy, and Mandatory Co-Parenting Seminars; all offered through an interactive online platform.

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History

The Dispute Resolution Center (DRC) of Kitsap County began in 1990 when a group of professional mediators, attorneys, and educators formed a small agency to help neighbors solve disputes peacefully and out-of-court. Since that time, we’ve grown into a major community service agency with services all across Kitsap County.

We help clients in schools, at the Kitsap Juvenile Center, Small Claims Court, behavioral health centers, and many other community settings.

Since our first mediation in 1991, we’ve trained dozens of professional mediators and helped thousands of people from all economic backgrounds solve business, community, and family problems that could otherwise lead to expensive lawsuits. We are one of 19 DRCs operating under Washington’s community dispute resolution statute.

Team

Meet our Staff and Board of the DRC!

Partners

As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, the DRC receives funding from charitable foundations, county contracts, training fees, and individual donors.

Your dollars go further as a result of our partnerships with these organizations!

We amplify our mission to promote skillful conflict resolution as a member of these organizations:

Working through these organizations furthers our efforts to support our community.

Employment

Hey! Thank you so much for your interest in becoming a part of our team!

We are always looking for passion in our mission, talent, and interest in or experience with being a mediator.

If you are interested in opportunities, we’d love to hear from you! Please contact our Executive Director at resumes@kitsapdrc.org.

We also have a wonderful volunteer program and volunteer community. Volunteering is a great pathway to employment with us! Please send us a letter sharing your interests and what hours you’d be available to our Volunteer Coordinator at VolCoord@kitsapdrc.org.