More than 100 guests from throughout metropolitan Detroit recently attended an open house, ribbon cutting and tour of the new office of Wayne County Dispute Resolution Center in Dearborn.
WCDRC is one of 18 community-based nonprofit mediation centers in Michigan and provides dispute resolution services to resolve a wide variety of domestic, general civil and school conflict issues in Wayne County.
Dearborn Mayor John O’Reilly Jr. performed the honor of the official ribbon cutting with support from WCDRC board of directors, staff, volunteer mediators and representatives of the Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce.
Guests also included Wayne County Circuit Court Chief Judge Timothy Kenny and other judges from the court, city officials, and representatives of local school districts as well as longtime supporters of WCDRC’s mediation services.
“We were delighted to receive such a large turnout with such a diverse and distinguished group of guests,” WCDRC Board President Siham Awada Jaafar said. “It is symbolic of the outreach of services we provide to the variety of communities in Wayne County.”
“This was an ideal opportunity to showcase our new office that is centrally located and accessible to all of the communities we serve in resolving disputes and promoting peaceful resolutions for families, neighbors, businesses, schools, courts and others,” WCDRC Interim Executive Director David Robinson said.
The Dearborn office, in the Dearborn Atrium at 835 Mason, Suite C-300, includes a large conference room for meetings and volunteer training along with private rooms designed for a variety of mediations including general and civil, domestic and school-related issues. Mediation services are also available at on-site locations.
To learn more about WCDRC go to www.wcdrc.org or call 313-561-3500.