• Contact Information

    Mediation Services

    jsmediation@jeffco.us
    303-271-5060

    Monday-Friday
    hours vary

    Contact Us

    700 Jefferson County Parkway
    Suite 220
    Open Space Building
    Golden, CO 80401

  • Situations for Mediation

    Almost any kind of disagreement can be mediated. Mediation can be used when there is a single difficult issue, multiple issues, a long-standing conflict or a conflict that cannot be avoided because of a continuing relationship between or among those involved. 

    Links to other resources are listed below >>

    Animal Issues

    Barking dogs, dogs roaming loose, dogs chasing wildlife, dog feces, crowing roosters, squealing pigs, noisy chickens, wandering llamas

    Consumer Complaints

    Incomplete or faulty work on cars, roofs, air conditioners, hot water heaters, unfinished remodeling projects, billing errors

    Divorce and Post-Divorce Issues

    Disagreements about parenting time, child support, babysitters, schools, grandparent visitation, religious instructions

    Family Problems

    Aging parents, substance abuse, parent-teen conflict

    Landlord-Tenant Disputes

    Unpaid rent, security deposits, damage to property, broken leases, evictions

    Neighbor-Neighbor Issues

    Noise from stereos, motorcycles, children, overhanging trees, damage to fences and trees, property line issues, trash, yard maintenance.  Contact your local municipal police department or submit a mediation request form.

    School

    Truancy concerns, fights, parent-teacher relationships

    Small Claims Court

    JCMS mediates almost any kind of dispute that could end up in small claims court

    Jefferson County Employee Mediation Program

    If you are a Jefferson County employee and are interested in mediating with a co-worker, client or supervisor, please contact our office at ext. 5060 for more information.

    Other Situations Where Mediation Can Help

    JCMS Blog - Jeffcomediation.info (This will take you to an external website)

  • External Link Resources


    • Animal Control
      Information on animal cruelty, barking dogs, and dogs at large – Animal Control Regulations
    • Child Support Services
      Information on how to establish and collect child support – Establishing Paternity – Locating Absent Parents
    • Colorado Legal Services
      Understanding your legal issue (housing, employment, consumer, etc.) - Finding legal help - Waiving court fees
    • Colorado State Judicial Branch
      Court forms and Instructions (Domestic and Civil) - Contact information for courthouses - Bad weather closure announcements
    • Disability Law Center
      Legal Information and assistance for people with disabilities, older people, and their families
    • Family Tree
      Supervised Parenting Time – Domestic Violence Emergency Shelter – Legal Advocacy
    • Free clinics at the courthouse
      Clinics to prepare you for court
    • Jeffco Action Center
      Landlord/tenant help – Food, clothing and school supply assistance – Shelter
    • Jeffco Responsible Fatherhood Program
      Program supports and empowers non-custodial parents to be active in the lives of their children
    • Planning & Zoning
      Information on snow shoveling – Zoning and Variances – Rebuilding after a flood - General Zoning Information
    • Self Help Desk at the courthouse
      General court information - Phone help line
    • Senior Resources Center
      Non-profit provider of information, services and advocacy for seniors in the Denver and surrounding communities
    • Towards Justice
      Provides assistance to victims of wage theft: wages or overtime not paid, hours shorted, or unlawful deductions taken from pay.
    • United Way in Denver
      A 24hrs a day/7 days a week multilingual service that refers callers to non-emergency health and human services resources