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L'Arche Chicago, Oak Park, Illinois

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Address: 1011 Lake Street, Suite 403
Oak Park, Illinois  60301  
United States
Fax: 708-416-1346
Is 501(c)(3) nonprofit certified by the IRS?: Yes
Number of Volunteers Serving Nationally: 10
Number of People Being Served: 30
EIN: 36-4030812
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Mission Statement


The Mission of L'Arche Chicago is:  To make known the gifts of people with developmental disabilities, revealed through mutually transforming relationships;  To engage in our diverse cultures, working together toward a more human society;  To foster community that is inspired by the core values in our founding story and responds to the changing needs of our members.

Description


We are people, with and without developmental disabilities, sharing life in communities of faith. Mutual relationships and trust in God are at the heart of our life together. We seek to build a world that recognizes the unique value of every person and our need of one another.

We are people, with and without developmental disabilities, sharing life in communities of faith. Mutual relationships and trust in God are at the heart of our life together. We seek to build a world that recognizes the unique value of every person and our need of one another.

Mission Statement: The Mission of L'Arche Chicago is:  To make known the gifts of people with developmental disabilities, revealed through mutually transforming relationships;  To engage in our diverse cultures, working together toward a more human society;  To foster community that is inspired by the core values in our founding story and responds to the changing needs of our members.

Organizational Statement of Faith


We believe in One God in Three Persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit. We believe that the Father is the Creator of all. We believe that the Son is the Redeemer of all through His life, death and resurrection. We believe that the Holy Spirit is the Sanctifier of all. We believe that the Bible is the inspired word of God. We believe in God's preferential option for the poor and the marginalized.


Denominational Affiliations


Non-denominational


Local Affiliation



Organizational Affiliations


Evangelical Association for the Promotion of Education


Program Type:


Other Program

Do you Require Formal Orientation Training?


No