Welcome to L’Arche USA

L’Arche communities in the United States provide homes and workplaces where people with and without intellectual disabilities live and work together as peers, create inclusive communities of faith and friendship, and transform society through relationships that cross social boundaries. Learn more about Who We Are

#AsIAm: Beyond the Wall

When wars break out, many heroes go unnoticed. On International Day of People with Disability, L’Arche celebrates these unnoticed heroes everywhere, of every ability.

In this episode, we share the story of Colonel N’Da from L’Arche Ivory Coast and his decision to break down the walls that divide us.

Imagine the world differently.


The As I Am web series is a collection of 12 videos from L’Arche communities around the world. Sign up below to receive an email with this video and others in the As I Am series.

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What L’Arche Stands For

L’Arche USA welcomes a diverse mix of human beings into its 17 communities, two projects and numerous emerging communities.  Since 1972, when L’Arche was first established in the United States, thousands of Americans and foreigners – of many nationalities, religions, … Read more

L’Arche Wavecrest Names Executive Director

Jim Morgan has been named Executive Director for L’Arche Wavecrest in Orange, California, effective January 17, 2017. L’Arche communities in the United States provide homes and workplaces where people with and without intellectual disabilities live and work together as peers, create … Read more

L’Arche USA Regional Gathering

An important part of L’Arche’s mission is to bring people together. It’s always a special time when we’re able to gather, just like the regional gathering offered

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