Having Difficulty With Someone?

IMPORTANT INFORMATION PER COVID-19: The Community Boards’ office will be closed for unscheduled walk-ins and in-person services until further notice. We will continue our services remotely during this time. We are specifically now doing Zoom mediations. You may start your mediation online by completing this form: Start a Mediation.

VACCINATION & MASKS REQUIRED INDOORS
Valid forms of vaccination include:

  • Original, copy or picture of your CDC vaccination card
  • Documentation from a healthcare provider
  • Personal digital COVID-19 vaccine record issued by the State of California or by an approved private company

Since 1976 Community Boards has been assisting people resolve many types of issues and conflicts that arise from having difficulty with family, friends, neighbors, co-workers, employers, business partners, vendors, customers, and others.  We provide personalized assistance and support, while offering relevant information and recommending referrals to other resources when needed.

Circumstances will determine whether your issue is appropriate for our Neighborhood Mediation Program or our Professional Conflict Resolution Services.  When you contact us to discuss your issue, we’ll explain which approach best meets your situation.

In some instances, we may recommend using our Conflict Coaching services that will team you with one of our conflict coaches for a direct one-to-one session.

Contact us today for a confidential discussion if you’re having difficulty with someone.

Contact Information

Monday-Thursday | 10:00am – 6:00pm (currently suspended)
Walk-in Hours (currently suspended)

Phone Messages: (415) 920-3820 x100 (Call back messages are being monitored daily)
Email: Learn_More@communityboards.org, ATTN: Questions

Start a Mediation Online


Neighborhood Mediation Program

Personal
Communication breakdowns | Relationship issues | Confrontations | Harassment

Family
Parent-Teen | Elder care | Blended families | Guardianship

Roommates
Privacy | Communication breakdown | Shared expenses | Shared resources | Roommate’s friends & house guests

Property Manager/Landlord/Tenant
Rent | Eviction & unlawful detainer | Security deposits | Section 8 | Repairs | Parking | Rodents & bugs | Mold

Neighbor to Neighbor
Noise | Parking | Pets | Trash removal | Sanitation | Property maintenance | Fences | Trees & vegetation | Property lines | Construction | Residents/small business | Residents/city or county agency


Professional Conflict Resolution Services

Homeowner/Condo/TIC Associations
Rules and Regulations (CC&Rs) | Maintenance | Landscaping | Fees & special assessments | Pets | Parking | Shared facilities | Board elections

Small Businesses
Contracts | Warranties | Undelivered good or services | Partnerships | Fee disputes | Breach of contract | Debt repayment | Independent contractors

Employment & Workplace
Management & employee disputes | Co-worker disputes | Discrimination | Wrongful termination | Benefits disputes | Harassment

Insurance
Vehicular accidents | Premises liability | Policy coverage | Injury claims | Property damage | Pet attacks

Real Estate
Purchase agreements | Easements | Non-disclosure | Property lines | Liens | Views | Leases | Escrow