About L'Arche

We are L’Arche. We are people with and without intellectual disabilities living, working, praying, and playing together in community.

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Our Impact

L’Arche USA strives to make known the gifts of people with intellectual disabilities, foster environments that meet our members’ changing needs, and engage in diverse cultures, working toward a more human society.

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WE STRIVE TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

L'Arche USA in Action

Our mission includes supporting L’Arche communities in the United States, helping all of our members realize their full potential, and engaging with the broader public, so that everyone can experience the unique gifts of people with intellectual disabilities.

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Story & People

Renowned philosopher, writer and humanist Jean Vanier (1928-2019) is the founder of two international organizations for people with intellectual disabilities, L’Arche and Faith and Light.

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OUR PEOPLE DRIVE US FORWARD

Meet the Team

L’Arche USA carries out our mission of service through the vital work and dedication our staff members. We invite you to get to know them.

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