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ADR & Resolution Services in Alberta

ADRIA's Organizational Members

There are a number of ways to access dispute resolution services in our province. You can hire your own mediator, arbitrator, or other ADR practitioner, or you may be eligible for a government program or a service offered by a non-profit organization. Government and non-profit organizations which offer ADR services to Albertans are listed below.

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Alberta Government Programs

 Dispute Resolution Network (DRN)

The Alberta government has a wide range of mediation and conflict resolution programs available to the public at little or no cost. Programs are available for disputes in a number of areas including: civil court claims, land use, municipal affairs, family situations (divorce, child support, or child protection), environment, agriculture, energy, labour, and landlords and tenants.

Alberta Culture and Tourism, Programs & Services

A variety of programs and services are available to assist communities, nonprofits and volunteerism in Alberta.

Condominium, Landlord & Tenant Disputes

Landlord and Tenant Disputes

The Residential Tenancy Dispute Resolution Service (RTDRS) is a fast, inexpensive, less-formal way to settle disputes between landlords and tenants.

The RTDRS is a tribunal that gives landlords and tenants a way to settle issues without going to court.

Condominium Owners Forum Society of Alberta

The Mission of the Condominium Owners Forum Society of Alberta (COFSAB) is to provide condo owners and occupants with opportunities for networking, education and advocacy to improve the management and value of their properties, strengthen governance of their corporations, enhance the public perception of condominium living, and foster a greater sense of community and collaboration amongst all stakeholders.

Community Mediation Programs

These non-profit organizations provide volunteers to assist in resolving conflicts between neighbours, and within community and non-profit organizations, at no cost to participants.

Community Mediation Calgary Society

Mediation and Restorative Justice Centre (MRJC)

Strathcona Community Mediation Society
Sherwood Park

His Highness Prince Aga Khan Shia Imami Ismaili 
Conciliation and Arbitration Board for Canada (CAB) 

Edmonton & Prairie Regions
Volunteers provide dispute resolution services to the Ismaili community in the areas of commercial, and matrimonial and family matters.

restorative Justice

Alberta Restorative Justice Association 
An association of organizations and individuals who practice Restorative Justice. Supports existing and new RJ initiatives in Alberta.

Fairview Community Restorative Justice
FCRJ is a community run program in Fairview, AB that uses Community Justice Forums as its main practice. The programs purpose is not to determine guilt or innocence, but to address the victim’s harms and needs, while holding the offenders accountable to put right those harms

Mediation and Restorative Justice Centre (MRJC)
Restorative processes and Victim-Offender mediation. Programs include Building Safer Ground and Circles of Support and Accountability.


Alberta Family Mediation Society (AFMS) AFMS advocates for the resolution of family conflict through the use of mediation by qualified professionals.

Peer Mediation and Skills Training (PMAST)
Anti-bullying and conflict resolution to build positive relationships in homes, schools, and communities.


The ADR Institute of Alberta (ADRIA)
Edmonton & Calgary
ADRIA offers nationally-recognized Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) training through our courses and certificate programs in Edmonton and Calgary.

Foundation for Administrative Justice (FOAJ)  
Edmonton & Calgary

A nonprofit training organization that helps agencies, boards, and commissions educate their members and staff in conducting administrative justice tribunals.

Other Resources 

 The Credit Counselling Society  is a non-profit service helping individuals and families find their best options to deal with their debt and get their finances back on track. is geared towards helping you fine tune your money skills and increase your knowledge about your personal finances so you can accomplish your financial goals.  

 The Association of Translators and Interpreters of Alberta / Association des traducteurs et interpr├Ętes de l’Alberta (ATIA) is the only association of certified translators, court interpreters, medical interpreters, community interpreters, and conference interpreters in the province of Alberta.


Your source for ADR information and expertise.
Alberta's association of mediators and arbitrators. 

Our main office is located in Edmonton:

#225, Tower 1
3697 Mill Woods Road NW 
Edmonton, AB T6K 3L6

Contact Us:

Toll Free: 1-800-232-7214
Edmonton area: (780) 433-4881
Fax: (780) 433-9024

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