Come join us by donating to Dispute Settlement Center, your community mediation center since 1978.

We are behind the scenes supporting youth, families, co-workers, and neighbors in resolving conflict.

We must raise $58,000 from the community this budget year…every bit helps, and donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Please donate here.



About a family helped by DSC:  The change in their homelife has been remarkable and it is now less stressful for the mom, step-father, and the teen as they cope with difficult issues of parenting. They’ve used new skills to break a destructive cycle in their home … DSC really made a difference for this family.

Thank you!








Have an interpersonal or group dispute? Tell us about it.

Read our 2015 Annual Report.

Upcoming Trainings

Meeting Facilitation Skills--full (waiting list avail.)

One-day meeting facilitation skills workshop in Carrboro on Friday, December 18, 2015 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.  The cost will be $190. People active in all kinds of organizations need to know how to conduct and participate more »

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace--postponed

This workshop has been postponed until Spring-Summer 2016.  If you are interested in receiving information when the date is scheduled, please send an email to Dr. Goldstein Hode at   Marlo more »

Here's what people are saying about the Dispute Settlement Center

"I can't thank you guys enough. You were terrific, during a really hard time. Thank you."

"The openness and friendliness of all at the Center made this a valuable experience."