Creating Space For Everyone

Integrated homes for adults with intellectual disabilities.

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Have you ever been told you weren’t good enough?

People with intellectual disabilities should never be neglected, ignored, or pushed aside just for being themselves. They don’t belong in the margins.

Help create a place where everyone is celebrated.


L'Arche Is Different

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Safe & Secure

Residents receive the best care, opportunities to pursue their passions, and a home where their gifts are celebrated.

Integrated Homes

Live-in Assistants and Core Members build a homelife where everyone has an equal voice and seat at the table.

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In the Neighborhood

We welcome visitors on our porches and around our dinner tables, and we are active members of our community.

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We think everyone should have space to build a vibrant and fulfilling life.

● Bringing life and love to Chicago neighborhoods for over two decades.
● Three established community homes with a fourth underway.
● Collaborative partnerships with local organizations.
● Personalized healthcare for each resident.
● Highly trained and competent DSP certified caregivers who receive ongoing professional development.

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31st May 2024

Alumni Spotlight: Meet Laura!

Laura shares her memories from her days in L'Arche Chicago.

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9th May 2024

Welcoming Change

A reflection on the constant change within community.

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25th March 2024

An Invitation Of Care

Dr. Kim Bryze, L'Arche Chicago Board of Directors President, reflects on the meaning and invitation of L'Arche Chicago's tradition of foot washing.

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21st March 2024

Get To Know Us

In honor of World Down Syndrome Day, a post encouraging you to get to knowus and end stereotypes. Meet Casey and Christianne!

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