Welcome to Arkansas Community Dispute Resolution Centers, Inc.
Arkansas Community Dispute Resolution Centers, Inc. (ACDRC), a nonprofit organization, was incorporated in February 2004 and became the first state-wide community dispute resolution center in Arkansas. ACDRC provides the following alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services: Mediation, Facilitation, Conciliation, Arbitration, Negotiation, Training, Education, Skills Building, Fact Finding and Consultation. ACDRC’s ADR services are provided by trained (40 Hours Basic, 20 Hours Family, specialized ADR training, and ACDRC training) volunteers who facilitate resolution of all types of community disputes. ACDRC currently has a roster of more than 80 trained volunteers who have experience in all ADR practice areas.
ACDRC’s services and programs are administered by an experienced staff and guided by the ACDRC Board of Directors which is comprised of a diverse group of senior ADR professionals and community residents. ACDRC also benefits from the professional expertise of its Advisory Board members.
ACDRC staff and volunteers primarily utilize the facilitative approach to mediation. ACDRC staff and volunteers are knowledgeable in all approaches to mediation and can assist ACDRC clients in selecting the most appropriate mediation model and approach for their case.
No one is ever turned away due to inability to pay for ACDRC services. The cost for ACDRC's services is based on a sliding fee scale which is determined upon annual income.
Helping Arkansas communities resolve all types of disputes and improve access to justice.