Neighborhood Services

What is Mediation?

What is mediation?

Mediation is a voluntary process that brings parties together to resolve their differences through discussion and problem-solving.

What does the mediator do?

The mediator is a neutral party who facilitates dialogue and provides a respectful environment for the parties discuss their issues. Mediator are not decision-makers, arbitrators, or judges.


Why use mediation?

        Success: Over 75% of cases that were mediated this year resulted in resolution.

        Effectiveness: Mediated agreements are more likely to be fulfilled than court orders.

        Cost: There is no cost.

        Timeliness: We are ready to mediate when you are.

        Convenience: We schedule mediation at convenient locations.

        Privacy: Mediations are conducted privately and confidentially.

What type of disagreements can be mediated?

Neighbor-to-neighbor and community disputes can be mediated through this program.

Who can use the Henderson Satellite Mediation Program?

Any Henderson resident is eligible.