L'Arche USA exists to amplify the voices of people who have intellectual disabilities; provide growth opportunities for people of all abilities; nurture the faith life of local communities; strengthen communities with resources and collaborative leadership; develop strategic partnerships; and found new communities.
There are 18 communities and several project communities in the USA.
L’Arche International is dedicated to the creation and growth of homes, programs and support networks where people who have intellectual disabilities and people without intellectual disabilities live mutual relationships and share the daily life, building community together.
All 154 L'Arche communities and 19 project communities in 38 countries worldwide belong to the International Federation of L'Arche communities.
As I Am Videos
People with intellectual disabilities continue to be perceived as "undesirables". This is one of our world’s significant injustices. It is one we can change. L’Arche International’s #AsIAm Web Series invites you imagine the world differently.
These funny, inspiring and deeply touching videos invite you to see the world from fresh, often ignored perspectives.