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920 Spencer Street
Syracuse, NY, 13204
United States

(315) 479-8088

We are people with and without disabilities sharing life in a community of faith. Mutual relationships and trust in God are at the heart of our life together. We are a part of an international federation of L'Arche communities.

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Our History

Our History

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!