Building Community with people with learning disabilities in Manchester

How we help

Shared living

Our houses in South Manchester provide accommodation to people with learning disabilities and live-in assistants.


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Day activities

L’Arche Manchester offers day activities for people with learning disabilities.


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Join us

Why volunteer

We are always welcoming of people who wish to join L'Arche Manchester as either volunteers or friends.


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Join us as an assistant

Spend a year as an assistant at L'Arche Manchester and we will give you an experience of difference that will change your life.


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Help support our work

Donate now

L'Arche is a collaboration of people's gifts, expertise, resources and time. We bring people together who are not prepared to accept the status quo, but instead are inspired to want more for people with learning disabilities, and for society. Please help us to transform lives today.



Target amount: £2,147,483,647.00

Amount raised: £10,625.00


L'Bee Tea Room

Tea Room & place of friendship


Author: Joe Revell

Latest news

  • These are the things I want to tell you about Joe Ulleri.

    Joe Ulleri's death, three years ago, attracted national media interest when a jury inquest ruled that failures in his care, while in hospital, constituted neglect, which contributed to his death. In this reflective piece, Nem Tomlinson from L’Arche Manchester shares her memories and stories of Joe. Read more


  • Support Assistant

    We are looking for people to join the existing teams who support young women with various learning disabilities, helping them to participate in the L’Arche community and their local neighbourhoods. You will be involved in providing intimate personal care, household tasks, and recreational activities and celebrations. The role includes team and lone working. You need to be able to practice and show how you hear, value and respect people, whatever their skills and support needs. Read more

  • Registered Manager

    Do you have a passion for ensuring people with learning disabilities live fulfilled lives? Do you want to help lead a community that values people for who they are and what they can do? We’re looking for someone to join us as our Registered Manager. Salary £35,600. Read more

  • House Leader

    Do you believe in a world where all belong? Do you want to help lead a community that values people for who they are and what they can do? Starting salary £23,208 - £24, 213. Read more