ACCORD promotes peaceful alternatives to conflict through mediation and other alternatives to conflict through mediation and other communication programs, training and advocacy. Mediation is fair, saves participants time and money, effective and empowering. ACCORD also operates the CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Program, which provides children atrisk or experiencing abuse or neglect advocacy and a voice in family court and in the community. ACCORD is a 503(c) not for profit and services are available in Broome & Tioga counties. New volunteer applications and donors always welcome!