Government Contract | New York
Community Dispute Resolution Centers Program

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000577709

Bid Title: Community Dispute Resolution Centers Program

Agency Bid No. Title: 017

Received Date: 05/24/2016

Close Date: 07/14/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Pre-Bid Conference Optional 06/20/2016 10:00 AM, Questions Due By 06/17/2016 01:00 PM


Specifications include, but are not limited to:In 1981, the State of New York enacted Article 21-A of the New York State Judiciary Law andcreated the Community Dispute Resolution Centers Program (CDRCP). This initiative providescommunity-based forums for the resolution of civil and minor criminal disputes through disputeresolution processes other than litigation. Pursuant to this legislation, the New York StateUnified Court System, Office of Alternative Dispute Resolution Programs, contracts with andprovides funding to not-for-profit centers that provide dispute resolution services.The Community Dispute Resolution Centers (CDRCs) serve several vital functions. First, thecenters empower clients to play a greater role in deciding the procedural and substantiveoutcomes of their disputes. Second, the centers help courts streamline their dockets by providingdispute resolution services to those people who are able and willing to resolve their conflictwithout the assistance of a Judge. Third, the centers collaborate with other human servicesorganizations in their communities and connect clients with available services and resources.Finally, centers serve as promoters of peaceful communities and help individuals become moreeffective communicators and negotiators, not only through direct delivery of services, but alsothrough ongoing training and community outreach efforts

Product Code: 96105

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: New York State Unified Court System

State: New York

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Amelia Hershberger, Office of Court Administration Grants and Contracts, 2500 Pond View, Suite 104, Castleton-on-Hudson, New York, 12033

Phone: 518-238-4357




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