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Mediation Services


The Court Administered Dispute Resolution (CADRe) offers alternatives to litigation, such as mediation (the involvement of a neutral third person to help the disputing parties negotiate), binding arbitration (in which the neutral third party listens to the case and reaches a decision), neutral evaluations (in which the neutral third party to discuss and evaluate the case), settlement / special masters (a neutral meets with parties or their attorneys to negotiate), and community (in which community members receive training in mediation skills.

CADRe Services in Santa Barbara County
Resource Contact Information
Santa Barbara/Santa Maria
Santa Barbara Superior Court
(In Family Court Services, ground floor, near Dept. 6)
1100 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 882-4661
(805) 882-4613 Fax
8:00 AM - 5 PM, (M - F)
Conflict Solution Center
Offers small claims, civil harassment and restorative justice mediation. Mediates situations including workplace, neighborhood, landlord/tenant, youthful offender, consumer, business, family and community. Special youth programs and dispute resolution training also available.
Santa Barbara
1530 Chapala, Suite C, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 963-6765
(805) 963-8165 Fax
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, (M - F)

Santa Maria
120 East Jones Suite 133 Santa Maria, CA 93454
(805) 349-8943
(805) 349-8963 Fax
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, (M - F)
Long Term Care Ombudsman Services of Santa Barbara County
Investigate and mediate complaints on long term facilities (nursing homes).
1235 Veronica Springs Rd. #B
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
(805) 967-0499
9 AM - 4:30 PM
Santa Barbara County District Attorney Consumer Mediation Program
Offers consumer mediation for the following types of complaints: telemarketing, retail services, automobile repairs, home improvement. Form to submit for complaint for mediation is available on website or can be requested via or via writing.
1112 Santa Barbara St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 568-2390

Santa Maria
312-D E. Cook St.
Santa Maria, CA 93454
(805) 346-7516
UCSB / Community Housing Office
Rental information and mediation services for UCSB students, faculty and staff.
University Center, 3rd floor, #3151
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-7160
(805) 893-4371
(805) 893-4375 Fax
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Last Updated: Apr 11, 2016