Conflict and Change Mediation Service, Newham E6
Funding for the long-standing community mediation services of Conflict &
Change in Newham has been severely cut by the local council with an abrupt
termination at the end of the 2010/11 financial year.
For 25 years Conflict & Change has offered free, impartial mediation to
neighbours, families and community groups who are in dispute, supporting
them to find resolutions that work for them.
Its community mediation work is a sustainable, well established and relied
upon local service. 78% of mediations have a positive effect when both
parties are willing. Since 2000 Conflict & Change has supported over 3,600
local people to resolve their problems through mediation. It works with a
team of local and extensively trained volunteers, ensuring the service is
rooted in the area.
Community Mediation is a central aspect of our work, and although reduced
funding to this service will impact the whole organisation, our work in
schools, community development, training and volunteering will continue as
- Further info: www.conflictandchange.co.uk/mediation
- Posted by: LucyHawthorne at 7:50am on 7 March 2011
Does this cut affect you or someone you know?