Through the court
Each local court has its own mediation programs. These programs are usually in the following case types: small claims, landlord/tenant, domestic relations and civil. To find out more about what is offered at your local court, visit their
Community Dispute Resolution Centers
Community Dispute Resolution Centers offer free or low-cost mediation services, and many offer eviction avoidance mediation. Find a
Center in your local area, or visit the
University of Oregon Office for Community Dispute Resolution.
Private Mediation Services
The parties may also agree on their own mediator outside of the court or community dispute resolution process. These mediators are usually paid by the hour to work on a case.