L'Arche is an International Federation dedicated to the creation and growth of homes, programs, and support networks with people who have intellectual disabilities.

There are 29 communities of L'Arche located across Canada from Cape Breton to Vancouver Island. L'Arche communities are open and welcoming of neighbours and friends and often engage in various collaborations at the local level.

L'Arche Atlantic comprises of homes in Antigonish, Cape Breton, Halifax, Homefires, and Saint John, within the Maritimes on Canada's east coast.