Homes & Day Programs
In L’Arche, people who have intellectual disabilities and those who come to assist share life and daytime activities together in family-like settings that are integrated into local
Each of us participates in the daily tasks of creating a home together. These include such things as preparing meals, washing dishes, cleaning our rooms, taking responsibility for personal care, and managing our individual finances. Additionally, as adults coming from various life and family experiences, we learn about each other’s uniqueness and differences and how these can enrich our lives together.
There is a lot of visiting
We have 5 homes (Covenant, Emmaus, Hope, Dixie, and Jubilee) and 1 supervised apartment in L’Arche Antigonish. Our homes are located and integrated into the core of Antigonish.
The Studio is the home base for Hearts & Hands, the art program within L’Arche Antigonish. We are a group of 50 people, L’Arche members
The Horizons Day Program consists of members from our L’Arche homes and folks who still live with their families. The program has a wide variety of activities with special emphasis on wellness, literacy, paper making
Cornerstone is the daytime program for our aging L’Arche members who still enjoy a more recreational approach to daily life. The program is located in Hope House at 91 Hawthorne Street. We enjoy baking, playing games, doing puzzles, visiting, practicing yoga, watching television, and there is always a chance to catch a nap. Our members also connect with the other L’Arche programs for baking, dance, drama, literacy
Ever faithful, the members of Cornerstone make dessert for our community gatherings and hold our community and its members in daily prayer – nurturing body and spirit.