We are a non-profit mediation center focused on promoting and bringing about the peaceful settlement of disputes and preventing the escalation of conflict. We work with individuals, groups and institutions and offer youth programs and regular training sessions in our community.

Upcoming Events

Restorative Community Circle – In Person

Restorative Community Circles are an intentional time to listen and share with community members while practicing restorative skills. All are welcome and no registration is required.

Tuesday, August 13, 2024 – 6:30 pm.

In-person at IFC’s downtown Carrboro building: 110 West Main Street in Carrboro. Parking is available on the deck below the building and in nearby lots (see attached). IFC is also on the J bus line.

For more information, please contact Elizabeth Hambourger:


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We offer mediation, facilitation and conflict resolution services.


“The openness and friendliness of all the Center made this a valuable experience.”

“I can’t thank you guys enough. You were terrific, during a really hard time. Thank you.”

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