1964 – Jean Vanier created the first L’Arche Community in near Paris, France.
1973 – Dr. Wolf Wolfensberger generates interest in the development of a L’Arche Community in Syracuse.
1974 – L’Arche begins in Syracuse when Doug and Perry Mouncey open our first residence.
1978 – Second residence is opened.
1993 – Third residence is opened.
2004 – An accessible fourth residence is opened.
2005 – The people in our James Street home move into a brand new, accessible home near Shop City.
2007 – The people in our Butternut Street home move into a fully renovated, accessible home on Onondaga Hill.
2009 - The people in our Teall Avenue home move into a fully renovated home near the Syracuse University area. All of our homes are now accessible!