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Piedmont Dispute Resolution Center


When we listen, you talk and resolve.


Mr. Smith Goes to Richmond!!

PDRC Volunteer Extraordinaire, Jim George Smith, Jr., won this most prestigious award in the Senior Category!

Governor McAuliffe Announces Recipients of the 2014 Governor’s Volunteerism and Community Service Awards 

Richmond, Va. (April 10, 2014) Today during an awards ceremony held at the Governor’s Mansion, Governor McAuliffe announced the seven winners of the 2014 Governor’s Volunteerism and Community Service Awards. These awards recognize individuals and organizations for their extraordinary volunteer efforts that make an impact on the lives of citizens throughout the Commonwealth.  


Governor McAuliffe Announces Recipients of the 2014 Governor’s Volunteerism and Community Service Awards
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Mediation is catching on: New Iowa Legislature-mandated mediation guidelines for court cases involving children will take effect next month. Click here to read the article.

What does the megahit TV show Downton Abbey and PDRC have in common? Click here to find out. Hint: it has to do with mediation and alternative dispute resolution--GO CONFLICT FREE!!

Piedmont Dispute Resolution Center plays an important role in helping to build and maintain healthy local communities by providing free or very reduced cost mediation and restorative justice services. Founded in 1990 by a group of civic-minded citizens, the Center's services promote the peaceful resolution of conflicts. A Piedmont United Way Agency, the Center serves the counties of Culpeper, Fauquier, Madison, Prince William, Rappahannock, Spotsylvania, Stafford and the Cities of Manassas and Manassas Park and surrounding areas. Its mediation, restorative justice, multi-party facilitation services and trainings are available to individuals, families, businesses, organizations, churches and communities-at-large.

Our Mission Statement: PDRC is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide dispute resolution and restorative justice information, education and community services.

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PDRC is a proud participant of the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP).  You or your business can help PDRC with a donation and receive a STATE TAX CREDIT.  Click here for more details.                                                               

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