The Dispute Resolution Center is an independent, nonprofit organization that provides and promotes accessible, high-quality dispute resolution services for all people in Travis County and the surrounding Austin, TX areas.  In addition, the DRC offers  Mediation Services, Mediation TrainingCustomized Mediation TrainingFacilitation Services and Community Education Programs designed to give individuals, businesses and communities the skills necessary to effectively mediate and resolve conflicts.


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Mediators train at the DRC in order to conduct Eldercare Mediation Sessions

Eldercare Mediations are Now Available at The DRC!!!

Mediators train to become a DRC resource to the aging Austin/Travis County community as Elder Care issues take presence with the aging baby boomer population.   The DRC is now offering mediation services to those citizens experiencing a menu of issues regarding the care of the elderly loved one, including:

*  Long term living decisions     *  Financial Issues   *  Health and Medical Decisions          *  Family Systems and Dynamics in Addressing These Issues

Call the Center today to assist your family with these issues!    512-371-0033

The next Elder Mediation Course for Mediators will be be in the Spring of 2018.   Dates will be made available by the end of 2017.


The Next Family Mediation Course for Mediators is July 10, 11, 12, 13, 2018.  Register now using the “Mediation Training” tab above.


Need space for a Private Mediation or community group gathering?   Give us a call at 512-371-0033 and ask  about our space options!




Register Now!  For the Next Basic Mediator Course!!
40 Hour Basic Mediation Training (Click HERE) November 1,2,3 and 8, 9,  2017

The DRC has offered mediation training since 1986.  The 40-Hour Basic Mediation Course is a 5-day (8:30am – 5:30pm) training offered to the general public several times each year. This course is designed to give individuals the skills and credentials they need to serve as a mediator in the State of Texas. The training focuses on the community-based mediation model. Individuals actively participate in practice mediation following each lecture session, and certificates are provided to participants upon completion of the course.


DRC News and Events

Volunteers at our Past Spring Appreciation Event at Gino’s Vino Restaurant!    April 2017~

Since the DRC fulfills its Mission with the expertise and assistance of its Volunteer Mediators,  we take this month to acknowledge and praise those who have served!   Stay tuned for specifics during the Month of April!!!   Below are a few of our mediating stars from past Appreciation Events—