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Ohio

Talbert House
Victim Service Center
830 Main Street, Suite 711
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone: 513-241-4484
Fax: 513-361-2292
Contact: Ms. Carrie Stoudemire, Program Director
Type of agency: Private community-based (nonprofit)
Cases referred in most recent year: Juvenile-5
Point(s) in justice process at which mediation occurs: Diversion
Type(s) of referrals: Misdemeanors

Cleveland Mediation Center
2012 West 25th Street, Suite 906
Cleveland, OH 44113
Phone: 216-621-1919
Fax: 216-621-3202
Contact: Mr. Daniel Joyce, Executive Director

Community Mediation Services of Central Ohio
80 Jefferson Avenue
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 614-228-7191
Fax: 614-228-7213
Contact: Ms. Shelley Whalen, Executive Director

Office of Victim Services
Ohio Department of Rehabilitation & Correction
1050 Freeway Drive North
Columbus, OH 43229
Phone: 614-728-1976
Fax: 614-728-1980
Contact: Ms. Karin Ho, Administrator
Type of agency: Correctional facility, Victim services, Parole board and supervision
Program began: 1996
Cases referred in most recent year: Adult-35-45
Point(s) in justice process at which mediation occurs: Post-disposition
Type(s) of referrals: Felonies
Program cases involve: Sexual assault and sexual abuse
Cases performed indirectly: 1 percent by letter, video conference possible

Juvenile Court Diversion Program
Dayton Mediation Center
330 South Ludlow Street
Dayton, OH 45402
Phone: 937-222-0552
Fax: 937-222-0557
Contact: Mr. Thomas Wahlrab, Coordinator
Type of agency: City-sponsored
Cases referred in most recent year: Juvenile-441
Point(s) in justice process at which mediation occurs: Diversion
Type(s) of referrals: Misdemeanors

Redirection Project
701 Fairhaven Court
Dayton, OH 45419-2746
Phone: 513-254-9235
Contact: Mr. Mark S. Smith, Mitigation Specialist

Delaware County Juvenile Court
88 North Sandusky Street
Delaware, OH 43015-1796
Phone: 740-368-1865
Fax: 740-368-1879
Contact: Ms. Erin Givens, Victim Services
Type of agency: Probation/juvenile court
Program began: 1994
Cases referred in most recent year: Juvenile-50
Point(s) in justice process at which mediation occurs: All
Type(s) of referrals: Misdemeanors and felonies
Other types of mediation performed: Peer, Parent/teen, Divorce/family, Truancy
Cases performed indirectly: 5 percent by letter

Brown County Juvenile Court Mediations
P.O. Box 379
Georgetown, OH 45121
Phone: 937-378-6726
Fax: 937-378-4729
Contact: Ms. Joni Pryor

Victim-Offender Mediation Program
Butler County Juvenile Court
280 North Fair Avenue
Hamilton, OH 45011
Phone: 513-887-3830
Fax: 513-887-3698
Contact: Ms. Dianne Reist, Program Coordinator
Type of agency: Probation/court
Program began: 1992
Cases referred in most recent year: Juvenile-150
Point(s) in justice process at which mediation occurs: Diversion, Post-adjudication but pre-disposition, Post-disposition
Type(s) of referrals: Misdemeanors and felonies
Other types of mediation performed: Parent/teen

Crime Victim Services
116 West North Street
Lima, OH 45801-4311
Phone: 419-222-8666 or 877-867-7273
Fax: 419-227-7478
E-mail: victims@wcoil.com
Internet: crimevictimservices.org
Contact: Mr. David Voth, Executive Director
Type of agency: Victim services
Program began: 1981
Cases referred in most recent year: Adult-6
Point(s) in justice process at which mediation occurs: Post-adjudication but pre-disposition, Post-disposition
Type(s) of referrals: Misdemeanors and felonies, Juveniles
Program cases involve: Homicide, Robbery, Home burglary, Arson

Face 2 Face
Richland County Court of Common Pleas
50 Park Avenue East
Mansfield, OH 44902
Phone: 419-774-5659
Contact: Ms. Martha Green
Type of agency: Court
Program began: 1996
Cases referred in most recent year: Juvenile-48; Adult-70
Point(s) in justice process at which mediation occurs: Diversion, Post-adjudication but pre-disposition, At request of early judicial release
Type(s) of referrals: Misdemeanors and felonies
Other types of mediation performed: Parent/teen, Divorce/family, Group
conferencing, Civil
Program cases involve:
Sexual assault and sexual abuse

Conflict Resolution Associates
P.O. Box 636
Marysville, OH 43040-0702
Phone: 937-645-3051
Fax: 937-645-3149
E-mail: cra@midohio.net
Contact: Mr. Kenneth Davis, Mediation Coordinator
Type of agency: Court
Program began: 1997
Cases referred in most recent year: Juvenile-25; Adult-25
Point(s) in justice process at which mediation occurs: Diversion, Post-adjudication but pre-disposition
Type(s) of referrals: Misdemeanors and felonies
Other types of mediation performed: Parent/teen, Divorce/family, Community/neighbor

Holmes County Victim-Offender Reconciliation Program
c/o United Church of Christ
8670 State Route 39
Millersburg, OH 44654
Phone: 330-674-0943
Fax: 330-674-0943
Contact: Ms. Diane Stromme Mast, President, Board of Trustees
Type of agency: Church-based
Cases referred in most recent year: Juvenile-68; Adult-37
Point(s) in justice process at which mediation occurs: Post-adjudication but pre-disposition, Post-disposition
Type(s) of referrals: Misdemeanors and felonies

Erie County Mediation Program Juvenile Division
Erie County Juvenile Court
323 Columbus Avenue
Sandusky, OH 44870
Phone: 419-627-7782
Fax: 419-627-6600
Contact: Mr. Chris Perrin, Director of Intake
Type of agency: Family court
Program began: 1996
Cases referred in most recent year: Juvenile-425; Adult-1
Point(s) in justice process at which mediation occurs: Diversion, Post-adjudication but pre-disposition, Post-disposition
Type(s) of referrals: Misdemeanors and felonies
Other types of mediation performed: Peer, Parent/teen, Community/neighbor, Group conferencing, Truancy

Victim-Offender Reconciliation Program of Medina County
427 Westwood Avenue
Wadsworth, OH 44281
Phone: 330-336-4870
Fax: none
E-mail: jrivers1@neo.rr.com
Contact: James Rivers, Director
Type of agency: Church-based
Program began: 1994
Cases referred in most recent year:
Juvenile-5; Adult-15
Point(s) in justice process at which mediation occurs: Post-adjudication but pre-disposition, Post-disposition (juveniles only)
Type(s) of referrals: Misdemeanors
Other types of mediation performed: Peer
Cases performed indirectly: 50 percent by shuttle diplomacy

Fayette County Mediation
110 East Court Street
Washington, OH 43160
Phone: 614-333-3501
Fax: 614-333-3530

Conflict Resolution Center of the West Shore
24700 Center Ridge Road, Suite 6
Westlake, OH 44145
Phone: 440-808-1111
Fax: 440-808-1112
Contact: Ms. Maureen Mizerak, Director
Type of agency: Private community-based (nonprofit)
Program began: 1995
Cases referred in most recent year: Juvenile-50+; Adult-2
Point(s) in justice process at which mediation occurs: Diversion, Post-adjudication but pre-disposition, Post-disposition
Type(s) of referrals: Misdemeanors, Truancy
Other types of mediation performed: Peer, Parent/teen, Community/neighbor

Village Mediation Program
100 Dayton Street
Yellow Springs, OH 45387
Phone: 937-767-7701
Fax: 937-767-7701
E-mail: mediation@yso.com
Contact: Ms. Janet Mueller, Coordinator
Type of agency: Private community-based (nonprofit)
Cases referred in most recent year: Juvenile-2
Point(s) in justice process at which mediation occurs: Diversion
Type(s) of referrals: Misdemeanors
Other types of mediation performed: Community/neighbor

Oklahoma

Center on Alternative Dispute Resolution
Early Settlement Mediation Program
Oklahoma City University Law School
2501 North Blackwelder Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73106-1493
Phone: 405-557-1796
Fax: 405-557-2546
Contact: Ms. Eva Gasser-Sanz, Mediation Coordinator
Type of agency: Oklahoma Supreme Court-based
Cases referred in most recent year: Juvenile-32
Point(s) in justice process at which mediation occurs: Diversion
Type(s) of referrals: Misdemeanors and felonies

Oklahoma Victim Restitution
Juvenile Offender Responsibility Program
Department of Juvenile Justice
P.O. Box 268812
Oklahoma City, OK 73126-8812
Phone: 405-530-2882
Contact: Mr. Tony Sardis

Post-Conviction Mediation Program
Department of Corrections
3400 Martin Luther King Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73136-1400
Phone: 405-425-2688
Contact: Mr. Michael Oakley, Assistant General Counsel

Oregon

Victim-Offender Reconciliation Program/Mediation Services of Linn County
330 SW. Fifth Avenue
P.O. Box 861
Albany, OR 97321
Phone: 541-928-5323
Fax: 541-967-1029
E-mail: vorplc@proaxis.com
Contact: Ms. Janet Harrison, Director
Type of agency: Private community-based (nonprofit)
Cases referred in most recent year: Juvenile-101; Adult-5
Point(s) in justice process at which mediation occurs: Diversion, Post-adjudication but pre-disposition, Post-disposition
Type(s) of referrals: Misdemeanors and felonies
Other types of mediation performed: Peer, Parent/teen, Family, Community/neighbor
Cases performed indirectly: 1 percent by letter or audio means

Community Dispute Resolution Program
City of Beaverton
P.O. Box 4755
Beaverton, OR 97076
Phone: 503-526-2523
Fax: 503-526-2572
E-mail: mharrold@ci.beaverton.or.us
Contact: Ms. Michelle Harrold, Victim-Offender Mediation Coordinator
Type of agency: Municipal
Program began: 1997
Cases referred in most recent year: Juvenile-31
Point(s) in justice process at which mediation occurs: Diversion
Type(s) of referrals: Misdemeanors and felonies
Other types of mediation performed: Community/neighbor

Deschutes City Department of Community Justice
1128 NW. Harriman Street
Bend, OR 97701
Phone: 541-385-1723
Fax: 541-383-1525
E-mail: debor@empnet.com
Contact: Ms. Deborah Brockman, Community Justice Coordinator
Type of agency: Probation/community justice
Cases referred in most recent year: Juvenile-45; Adult-55
Point(s) in justice process at which mediation occurs: Diversion, Post-adjudication but pre-disposition, Post-disposition
Type(s) of referrals: Misdemeanors and felonies

Mediation Services
Community Outreach, Inc.
128 SW. Ninth Street
Corvallis, OR 97333-4539
Phone: 541-758-3000
Fax: 541-758-3481
E-mail: cmdrs@igc.apc.org
Contact: Ms. Samantha Sied, Mediation Services Coordinator
Type of agency: Private community-based (nonprofit)
Cases referred in most recent year: Juvenile-79; Adult-5
Point(s) in justice process at which mediation occurs: Post-adjudication but pre-disposition
Type(s) of referrals: Misdemeanors and felonies

Victim-Offender Reconciliation Program
Community Mediation Services
of Polk County
976 SW. Hayter Street
Dallas, OR 97338-2254
Phone: 503-623-3111
Fax: 503-623-7772
E-mail: vorp@open.org
Contact: Ms. Sandie Pattison, Director
Type of agency: Private community-based (nonprofit)
Program began: 1984
Cases referred in most recent year: Juvenile-200; Adult-39
Point(s) in justice process at which mediation occurs: All
Type(s) of referrals: Misdemeanors and felonies
Other types of mediation performed: Peer, Parent/teen, Community/neighbor
Cases performed indirectly: 15 percent by letter or phone

Lane County Community Mediation Services
44 West Broadway, Suite 202
Eugene, OR 97401-3020
Phone: 541-344-5366
Fax: 541-687-8392
E-mail: mediate@efn.org
Contact: Ms. Beverly Moore, Program Manager
Type of agency: Private community-based (nonprofit)
Program began: 1981
Cases referred in most recent year: Juvenile-132
Point(s) in justice process at which mediation occurs: All
Type(s) of referrals: Misdemeanors and felonies
Other types of mediation performed: Peer, Parent/teen, Community/neighbor, Group conferencing
Program cases involve: Sexual assault and sexual abuse
Cases performed indirectly: 10 percent by phone or shuttle diplomacy

Yamhill County Mediators
P.O. Box 444
McMinnville, OR 97128
Phone: 503-435-2835 or 503-550-2343 (voice mail)
Contact: Ms. Tricia Crawford, Program Director
Type of agency: Private community-based (nonprofit)
Cases referred in most recent year: Juvenile-69; Adult-1
Point(s) in justice process at which mediation occurs: Diversion, Post-adjudication but pre-disposition, Post-disposition
Type(s) of referrals: Misdemeanors

Victim-Offender Program
Community Dispute Resolution Center
33 North Central Avenue, Suite 306
Medford, OR 97501-5939
Phone: 541-770-2468
Fax: 541-770-6022
Contact: Mr. Morgan Fishman, Coordinator
Type of agency: Private community-based (nonprofit)
Cases referred in most recent year: Juvenile-38
Point(s) in justice process at which mediation occurs: Post-adjudication but pre-disposition, Post-disposition
Type(s) of referrals: Misdemeanors and felonies

Community Dispute Resolution Services, Inc.
c/o Juvenile Court Services
Juvenile Justice Department
P.O. Box 610
Ontario, OR 97914-0610
Phone: 541-889-8802
Fax: 541-889-6212
Contact: Ms. Susann Mills, Director

Victim-Offender Mediation Program
Clackamas County Juvenile Department
2121 Kaen Road
Oregon City, OR 97045-1100
Phone: 503-655-8342
Fax: 503-655-8448
E-mail: warrenos@co.clackamas.or.us
Contact: Mr. Warren Oster, Coordinator
Type of agency: Probation
Program began: 1995
Cases referred in most recent year: Juvenile-130
Point(s) in justice process at which mediation occurs: All
Type(s) of referrals: Misdemeanors and felonies

Resolutions Northwest
1401 NE. 68th Avenue
Portland, OR 97213
Phone: 503–988–5609
Fax: 503–736–6050
E-mail: rnw@resolutionsnorthwest.org
Internet: http://www.resolutionsnorthwest.org/
Contact: Ms. Betsy Coddington, Executive Director
Type of agency: Private community-based (nonprofit)
Program began: 1985
Cases referred in most recent year: Juvenile—310; Adult—2
Point(s) in justice process at which mediation occurs: Pre-adjudication
Type(s) of referrals: Misdemeanors and felonies
Other types of mediation performed: Peer, Parent/teen

Douglas County Neighbor-to-Neighbor
P.O. Box 2328
Roseburg, OR 97470
Phone: 541-957-8282 or 888-890-8282 (hotline)
Fax: 541-957-9042
Contact: Ms. Cynthia Moore, Executive Director
Type of agency: Private community-based (nonprofit)
Cases referred in most recent year: Juvenile-15
Point(s) in justice process at which mediation occurs: All
Type(s) of referrals: Misdemeanors and felonies
Other types of mediation performed: Parent/teen, Community/neighbor, Group conferencing

Neighbor-to-Neighbor, Inc.
P.O. Box 2362
Salem, OR 97308
Phone: 503-585-0651
Contact: Ms. Drinda Lombardi, Director

Pennsylvania

Neighborhood Dispute Settlement
315 Peffer Street
Harrisburg, PA 17102-1834
Phone: 717-233-8255
Fax: 717-233-3261
E-mail: mediator@ezonline.com
Contact: Mr. Stephen Roy, Executive Director
Type of agency: Private community-based (nonprofit)
Program began: 1979
Type(s) of referrals: Misdemeanors
Other types of mediation performed: Divorce/family, Community/neighbor, Group conferencing
Cases performed indirectly: 1 percent by letter or phone

Lancaster Area Victim Offender Reconciliation Program
44 East Orange Street
Lancaster, PA 17602-2847
Phone: 717-397-2404
Fax: 717-397-5140
Contact: Mr. Greg Armstrong, Director
Type of agency: Private community-based (nonprofit)
Cases referred in most recent year: Juvenile-259; Adult-2
Point(s) in justice process at which mediation occurs: Diversion, Post-disposition, Nonadjudicated, Non-diversion
Type(s) of referrals: Misdemeanors and felonies

Lancaster Mediation Center
225 West King Street
Lancaster, PA 17603-3789
Phone: 717-293-7231
Fax: 717-390-7783
E-mail: info@lancmed.org
Internet: www.lancmed.org
Contact: Ms. Grace Byler, Executive Director
Type of agency: Private community-based (nonprofit)
Other types of mediation performed: Peer, Parent/teen, Divorce/family, Community/neighbor
Program cases involve: Sexual assault and sexual abuse
Cases performed indirectly: 2 percent by shuttle diplomacy

Victim Services, Inc.
211 North Edgewood Avenue
Somerset, PA 15501
Phone: 814-443-1555
Fax: 814-443-6807
E-mail: kwalters_barj@yahoo.com
Contact: Ms. Kelly Walters, Victim-Offender Mediator
Type of agency: Victim services
Program began: 1997
Cases referred in most recent year: Juvenile-15
Point(s) in justice process at which mediation occurs: All
Type(s) of referrals: Misdemeanors and felonies
Other types of mediation performed: Parent/teen
Cases performed indirectly: 40 percent by letter

Victim-Offender Mediation Program
Mediation Services for Conflict Resolution, Inc.
P.O. Box 2912
York, PA 17405-2912
Phone: 717-854-6727
Fax: 717-854-6585
E-mail: janeriese@juno.com
Contact: Ms. Jane Riese, Director
Type of agency: Private community-based (nonprofit)
Program began: 1997
Cases referred in most recent year: Juvenile-193
Point(s) in justice process at which mediation occurs: All
Type(s) of referrals: Misdemeanors and felonies
Other types of mediation performed: Peer, Parent/teen, Divorce/family, Community/neighbor

South Carolina

Young People on the Move
1303 South Sherwood Drive
Charleston, SC 29407
Phone: 803-766-0122
Contact: Mr. Bill Glover, Executive Director

Juvenile Arbitration Program
11th Judicial Circuit
139 East Main Street, Suite 6
Lexington, SC 29072-3456
Phone: 803-359-8355
Fax: 803-359-8229
Contact: Ms. Kathryn Barton, Program Director
Type of agency: Prosecuting attorney
Program began: 1983
Cases referred in most recent year: Juvenile-604
Point(s) in justice process at which mediation occurs: Diversion
Type(s) of referrals: Misdemeanors and felonies

South Dakota

Western South Dakota Center for Community Justice
2323 Lance Street
Rapid City, SD 57702-4317
Contact: Ms. Vicki Kalahar
Type of agency: Private community-based (nonprofit)
Point(s) in justice process at which mediation occurs: Diversion
Type(s) of referrals: Misdemeanors

Victim-Offender Reconciliation Program of Southeast South Dakota
119 South Van Eps Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57103
Phone: 605-338-6020
Fax: 605-338-6020
E-mail: loisjp@qwtc.net
Contact: Ms. Lois Janzen Preheim, Director
Type of agency: Church-based
Program began: 1991
Cases referred in most recent year: Juvenile-3; Adult-4
Point(s) in justice process at which mediation occurs: Diversion, After
inmates have gone through victim impact class in prison
Type(s) of referrals: Misdemeanors and felonies
Cases performed indirectly: 2 percent by victim impact panel

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