Mission & Identity
L’Arche International’s Mission
Make known the gifts of people with developmental disabilities, revealed through mutually transforming relationships.
Foster an environment in community that responds to the changing needs of our members, while being faithful to the core values of our founding story.
Engage in our diverse cultures, working together towards a more human society.
L’Arche International’s Identity Statement:
We are people with and without developmental disabilities, sharing life in communities belonging to an International Federation.
Mutual relationships and trust in God are at the heart of our journey together.
We celebrate the unique value of every person and recognize our need for one another.