Community Boards helps San Francisco residents and businesses find peaceful solutions to conflicts through mediation, trainings and facilitation. We train and certify 125+ new mediators a year and help organizations improve their communication and resolution skills.
We can help you manage everyday conflicts by containing disputes before they escalate to violence or property damage, such as conflict between neighbors, roommates, youth, and families as well as disputes that might lead to small claims court.
We are the oldest, longest-running public mediation service in the United States, offering all San Francisco residents conflict resolution services for a nominal fee. Our low-to-no cost is made possible by our large pool of certified volunteer Community Mediators. Our mediation services are offered in English, Spanish, Mandarin and Cantonese.
Over 85% of our cases are resolved to everyone’s satisfaction.