Words of the World

Helen Keary 14 February 2018
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

Launching our alumni scheme

Helen Keary 14 February 2018
L’Arche UK is launching its alumni programme for ex-assistants. The scheme will be a great opportunity for this network to stay connected or re-connect, both to one another and to L’Arche and a chance for us to share news and stories about L’Arche past and present. Read More

L'Arche London's Annual Carol Service

Helen Keary 11 December 2017
On Tuesday the 19th of December, L’Arche London is holding its annual carol service at 7.30 pm at All Saints Church in West Dulwich, London. The evening will feature carols by the choir and congregation, and an address by the Right Reverend Bishop of Ely, Stephen Conway. Read More

Wool Felting in L'Arche Bethlehem

Helen Keary 11 December 2017
If you have seen the film about L’Arche, Summer in the Forest, you will have seen the L’Arche Community in Bethlehem and their wonderful felt cribs. When the Community was founded in 2009 it was decided to create Palestine’s first wool felting shop. Since, the Ma’an lil-Hayat (Together for Life) Centre has been producing and selling felt goods, handcrafted by community members, to people around the globe. Read More

Laura's Gift to Amy

Helen Keary 11 December 2017
Amy is an assistant in the L'Arche community in Manchester. In the following passage Amy reveals what her relationship with Laura, a core member in the community, has taught her about joy, wholeheartedness and accepting human fragility. Read More

Safeguarding policies and practices

Mark Scotford 22 December 2015
L’Arche in the UK has commissioned an independent review of its safeguarding policies and practices. Read More

L'Arche on the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Rod Connolly 17 October 2014
We are proud to announce that Professor Jonas Ruškus, from L'Arche in Lithuania, is the first L'Arche member to be elected at the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) Read More