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