Job Vacancy FOLP – Community Co-ordinator Position

Community Co-ordinator Position Description Friends of L’Arche, Perth (FOLP) is a faith based community of people, with and without intellectual disabilities, seeking to build a world that recognises the unique value of every person and our need for each other. Job Description Source grant opportunities and pursue links/ funding options with community, business, political and government Develop relationships with Core Members and assist them to connect with the wider community. Create a greater awareness of L’Arche within a wide range of groups and organisations and the general community. Promote FOLP to expand the current community through interaction, events, fundraising activities […]

Share a Meal 2017!

Dear Friend, I’m writing today on behalf of L’Arche Australia to ask for your support help. We are continuing to use ‘Share a Meal’ as our main fundraising event during the month of August. We have chosen August as this is the month that L’Arche was founded in 1964 – August 4. This exciting national event will be a wonderful opportunity for those who care about inclusion and community, to gather over a meal and raise vital funds needed to provide care and support to those living with an intellectual disability. To ensure that the launch is a success we […]

Beauty in the World – Joanne Taylor

Joanne has lived at L’Arche Sydney Community for 21 years. Joanne’s biggest passion is all about animals; Pets at home, in the wild, animals at the Zoo, in the parks, animals in the water, on Earth and in the sky! Joanne: “I like taking photos. Travelling around, seeing things and then keeping a memory of it. I like also sharing my photos with others. It is a good way to start a conversation with others – showing my photos” This Project has been a great opportunity to combine Joanne’s longest passion with her new love for photography. ABOUT THE PROJECT Last year […]


              Do you dream of making the world a better place? Is your spirituality important to you? L’Arche is an ecumenical faith based organisation with a community of people with & without an intellectual disability. L’Arche Sydney’s community is diverse & shares deeply committed mutual relationships, with people with intellectual disabilities. The community is committed to supporting & enabling people with intellectual disabilities to be more independent in the homes & in the community, thus enhancing their quality of life. L’Arche in Sydney seeks to attract more Australians to join a programme which will […]


Community Leader: Krishnee Nair, Homes Coordinator: Blanca Lopez, Spiritual Life Coordinator: Elina Grauzdule, Community Life Coordinator: Stephanie Lan, Administration Manager:  Shoeb Patel, Administration Officer: Asha Biju, Address: PO Box 4458, Homebush South, NSW 2140, Phone: +61 2 9787 8132, Fax: +61 2 9718 9002 Email: Our Houses We have 3 beautiful homes, filled with 11 unique core members, and a varying team of dedicated assistants from Australia and around the world. Our original home is in Burwood and we have two other homes, one in Campsie and the other in Merrylands. Burwood House Bruce has been with us since the beginning of L’Arche Sydney […]