• People sit on chairs with their hands on their heart and stomach, practicing yoga.

    Just Be Me

    Jessica Duncan first heard about L’Arche in a way befitting the 21st century - on a podcast. She was intrigued by the

  • My experience at L’Arche Greater Wa

    Written by Lucas Thoraval  July 4th, 2019, 5 pm. I get out of the plane coming from France

  • A group sits around a conference table listening to a woman speak

    Intentional Inclusion: L’Arche GWDC

    The conference room was quiet in the offices of the Special Olympics in Washington, DC, as everyone around the table lis

  • People stand on a stage, dancing, singing, and waving flags. A projection behind them says "Celebration!"

    No One Walks Alone: Northeast Regiona

    On a sunny Thursday morning in June, members of L’Arche GWDC loaded up vans full of community members, foregoing the u

  • On the Basis of Equality

    Shep Abell is many things – a lawyer, a former adjunct professor at the Georgetown University Law Center, board member

  • Belonging from St. Louis to London

    From St. Louis to Dublin, to D.C., and on to London – Chelsea Sullivan’s L’Arche story has spanned the globe, shap

  • Come Encounter L’Arche!

    Once a month, we host visits for visitors to come and encounter L’Arche. In the space of an hour, we highlight the peo

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  • Career Opportunities

    Currently accepting applications for Assistants

  • Get Involved

    Discover the depths of the human spirit through interactions with our community members.

About Us

L'Arche is a community of people with and without intellectual disabilities who share their lives together. Our mission is comprised of three elements:

Want to learn more? Watch our video or contact us about getting to know the community personally.

August 16, 2019

My Time at L’Arche

Written by Joe Walker I was drawn to L’Arche through a curiosity and a desire to serve this summer. I first ….

People sit on chairs with their hands on their heart and stomach, practicing yoga.
August 16, 2019

Just Be Me

Jessica Duncan first heard about L’Arche in a way befitting the 21st century – on a podcast. She was intrigued by ….

August 14, 2019

My experience at L’Arche Greater Washington, D.C. as a French summer volunteer

Written by Lucas Thoraval  July 4th, 2019, 5 pm. I get out of the plane coming from France. The first thing ….

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DC Community Prayer Night

FromSeptember 3 @ 6:15 pm To September 3 @ 8:00 pm

Arlington VA Community Prayer Night

FromSeptember 3 @ 7:00 pm To September 3 @ 8:00 pm

L’Arche Prayer Night at Georgetown

FromSeptember 9 @ 7:00 pm To September 9 @ 8:00 pm

Encounter L’Arche–DC Community

FromSeptember 15 @ 3:30 pm To September 15 @ 4:30 pm
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