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: We Remember 

When a life is over, we grieve. But there are certain lives, even certain populations, which society would have us forget.

On World Down Syndrome Day – March 21st, we remember Bapi from L’Arche India.

Imagine the world differently.

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#AsIAm – We Remember

When a life is over, we grieve. But there are certain lives, even certain populations, which society would have us forget

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Jean Vanier to Receive Camphill Elizabeth Boggs Leadership Award

Jean Vanier, the internationally renowned philosopher, theologian, L’Arche founder, and advocate of intentional communities, will receive this year’s Camphill Elizabeth Boggs Leadership Award. The award honors “individuals who have made significant contributions to the field of developmental disabilities and uphold … Read more

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