L'ARCHE is an international federation with more than 146 communities around the world. In Canada, there are 30 L'ARCHE communities in 8 provinces. Wolfville's L'ARCHE Homefires was one of the first L'ARCHE communities to be established in Nova Scotia in 1981 that seeks to allow individuals with special needs to reach their full potential and, in so doing, to enrich the communities in which they live and work’. ‘Across Canada and around the world, L’ARCHE creates communities of friendship and belonging’. ‘In L’ARCHE, people with and without intellectual disabilities live, work, learn, and grow together. L’Arche demonstrates that when persons with intellectual disabilities take their place at the table, they contribute to a more just, compassionate, and vibrant world for all. www.larche.ca
Contact L’ARCHE Homefires on telephone: 902-542-3520 or their website: https://www.larchehomefires.org/ for more information.