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

  • Unwanted treasures

    Watch a beautiful story told by people behind the Rebound Books who gather unwanted books and lovingly and sustainably turn them into wonderful treasures. Read more

  • Chloe empowers others to get their voices heard

    Winner of the #LDALeadersList Award, Chloe tells a story about some incredibly tough challenges she's faced in her life and how those experiences serve her in helping amplify the voices of people with learning disabilities. Read more

  • Chess bringing people together

    Meet Chris, a passionate chess player who found a friend in the Ipswich community to share his passion with. He is an example of how volunteering can take many shapes and forms! 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