L’Arche Harbor House

Community Leader: Melanie Saxon
700 Arlington Road North
Jacksonville, FL 32211-7306
Phone: (904) 721-5992
Fax: (904) 721-7143
Email: hello@larchejacksonville.org
Website: www.larchejacksonville.org
Facebook

Founded in 1985, L’Arche Harbor House of Jacksonville, Florida is a faith-filled residential community for adults with developmental disabilities and the caring assistants who choose to live with them as family. The continuing success of this unique concept depends on a dedicated staff, active community volunteers and benefactors, and a close, mutually supportive relationship with L’Arche communities around the world.

Quick facts about L’Arche Harbor House:

  • Harbor House was founded by Catholics as a sanctuary for people of all faiths.
  • Our campus is located on Arlington Road, next door to Christ the King Parish.
  • Facilities include five homes, a community center, and The Rainbow Workshop, an off-campus day program that nurtures creativity and personal growth.
  • Core persons, our members with developmental disabilities, number about 20.
  • L’Arche assistants come from diverse backgrounds and nationalities. They do not need special training before coming to the community – only a special kind of heart.
  • Devoted volunteers serve in many capacities; as short-term house assistants; artists and aides at the Rainbow; members of the Board, Auxiliary Board, and a variety of committees; friends and visitors.
  • All who come are transformed in their personal faith and growth through relationships within our community.
  • We strive to reveal Christ in each person and to be a sign of hope.
  • Harbor House is the only L’Arche community in Florida.
  • L’Arche Harbor House, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) agency, tax-exempt as an organization described in ITC Section 501 (c)(3) of the Code. Donations in support of L’Arche Harbor House are gratefully received and are fully tax deductible.

New website under development! Unable to find what you're looking for? Email communications@larcheusa.org