In a world that values winning, L’Arche Communities are places where people with and without learning disabilities can discover who they are and not just what they can do. Read more
Spend a year as an assistant and we will give you an experience of difference that will change your life. Read more
'L’Arche houses are brilliantly eclectic and that is a large part of what makes working in them so much fun.' Read more
Makers of beautiful unique up-cycled notebooks and diaries. Made by beautiful unique people within the L'Arche Brecon Community. Read more
Across our twelve Communities in the UK we offer a range of high quality, person-centred residential support to more than two hundred individuals with learning disabilities.
Within our Communities we offer day support services, providing opportunities for individuals to discover and develop their creative talents and practical skills.
While some individuals wish to live in a home with other people, others prefer to be supported to live independently. At L’Arche we help people to choose a way of life that feels right for them, and for their families.
communities in the UK
adults with learning disabilities supported by L'Arche UK
communities in 35 countries around the world
Spend a year as an assistant and we will give you an experience of difference that will change your life.
L'Arche is a collaboration of gifts, expertise, resources and time. We bring people together who are not prepared to accept the status quo but instead are inspired to want more for people with learning disabilities, and for society. Please help us to transform lives today.
In November 2018, L'Arche UK hosted a public event at the Wellcome Collection in London, exploring the role of intentional communities like L'Arche in creating places of belonging in a time of loneliness. Read more
and, because of that, I’m learning to love it when I’m not. Read more
‘So as you’re stripped away from all that is not the primal innocence, there is something then which is the only thing which is at the heart of the universe, is what brings everything together, and that is love.’ Read more
Léon van Ommen, a theology lecturer at the University of Aberdeen, wanted to know what we mean when we — as L’Arche — talk about joy. Read more
Full time, UK wide
£52,000-£56,000 Read more
Full time; part time considered
£18,745 pa (40 hrs week) Read more
£24,458 with Excellent Terms and Conditions Read more
Full Time 37.5hrs
£26,701 Read more