L’Arche is a worldwide federation of people, with and without learning disabilities, working together for a world where all belong

How we help

Shared living

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.

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Day activities

Within our Communities we offer day support services, providing opportunities for individuals to discover and develop their creative talents and practical skills.

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Supported living

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.

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12

communities in the UK

258

adults with learning disabilities supported by L'Arche UK

147

communities in 35 countries around the world

Help support our work

Join us as an assistant

In a world that rewards success and winning, L'Arche communities are places where people can take time to explore who they are, not just what they can do. Apply to be an assistant here.

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Donate now

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.

Latest news

  • London Marathon 2018

    Last Sunday Michael, Gemma, Lucy, JJ and Sophie joined over 40,000 runners to take on the 2018 London Marathon for L’Arche. So far they have raised over £8000. Read more

  • Five reasons to make your will today

    Writing your will is an opportunity to make sure that the people you love most are taken care of, but also your chance to do something exceptional for the charity of your choice. Read more

  • Our India appeal

    L’Arche in India was founded in 1970. Since then five multi-faith communities have been developed across the country. Here people with learning disabilities have not just a home but access to healthcare, basic education and circles of support. Read more

  • Words of the World

    L’Arche International have produced an extraordinary project Words of the World - a digital collection of interviews with 34 people with learning disabilities from 34 different countries. All members of L’Arche Communities from the four corners of the world. Read more

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