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
What makes L’Arche different is the attention we pay to building relationships and creating a sense of belonging within our Communities. 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
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.
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.
We are excited to announce two screenings of Summer in the Forest in the coming weeks.
The documentary, which features our founder Jean Vanier, focuses on the founding community in Trosly-Breuil in France and the community in Bethlehem. Read more
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of L’Arche London there will be an inclusive service of thanksgiving at Westminster Cathedral on Saturday 14th July. Read more
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
We are looking for a new National Assistants’ Coordinator to join our team, leading on the recruitment of assistants, employment of staff, HR strategy and implementation, policy and good practice within L’Arche UK. Read more
L’Arche has an exciting opportunity for a Houseleader to join the team in Preston. Read more
L'Arche live-in assistants live and work in our Communities with and alongside people with learning disabilities. Apply here. Read more
Full-time and flexible part-time contracts available. Read more