LArche Greater Washington DC

Washington, WA - 20009

(202) 232-4539

>A multi-generational and ethnically diverse community including seniors and young adults >An inclusive Christian tradition supporting each community member in her or his own spiritual exploration >Learning to create a communal home life and family-like relationships with people who have developmental disabilities (and a medical diagnosis of mental retardation) >Providing care and direct social services to people with developmental disabilities >Learning and providing professional services as part of a social service agency >Advocating for human rights and quality of services with governmental and private agencies and health and mental health professionals >Learning and practicing skills of conflict resolution and peacable communication >Building community that is an advocate for peace and justice >Developing relationships with people in the international network of nonprofit L'Arche communities >Earn Americorps volunteer education grant if eligible

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