Our inclusive communities challenge people to think differently about disability

Our five decade impact

11 L’Arche Communities in England, Scotland and Wales
283 members with a learning disability.
64,605 meals shared in the last 12 months
53 nationalities across L’Arche in the UK

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Thinking about working with us?

If the usual 9 to 5 job is not for you, you've come to the right place. Joining L'Arche is much more than a job. Interested?

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Fundraise for L’Arche

Take on a challenge or create your own fundraising event – host a bake sale, dye your hair purple or hug 1,000 people to raise funds for L’Arche. We’ll be there to support you!

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Volunteering Opportunities – at a L'Arche Community near you

Share your time, your skills, your love – and create friendships you’ll never forget

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Discover our Communities

Get in touch with your nearest L’Arche Community, meet people and dive into their stories

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Check out our Community Stories

  • Party in the Crypt

    From the early beginnings in 1972, we return to Canterbury Cathedral to break bread, sing and celebrate 50 years of L'Arche in Kent. Read more

  • Ellie: "Support is an exchange of knowledge"

    Having a physical impairment herself, Ellie's view on what support she can provide changed once she did a work placement at L'Arche Liverpool. In this story, explore how the world view changes once you step outside your comfort zone. Read more

  • "Rollercoaster" of a life

    That's what Mark responded when Adam, his support assistant, asked what his life would be called if it were a cocktail as they spent a few days at a Greenbelt Festival. Read more


  • Get Support Zone

    The support we offer starts in one of our Communities. Click here to explore what kind of life L'Arche can offer you and how to apply. Read more

  • The support we offer

    At L'Arche we provide residential care and support at home for people with learning disabilities as well as opportunities for individuals to develop creative talent and practical skills. Read more

  • Useful Resources

    This page might help you or someone you know to plan for the future, to understand what disability rights are and how the social care system works Read more