L’Arche North Bay

A community dedicated to making known the gifts and contribution of people who have an intellectual disability, in beautiful northern Ontario.

In 1978, inspired by Jean Vanier, Claire Trahan founded the L’Arche North Bay community. Today, L’Arche North Bay has 13 core members living in one of the 4 community homes. The community also offers a day program.

L’Arche North Bay is located in a vibrant city of 56,000 people, nestled between Lake Nipissing and Trout Lake, conveniently located just three and a half hours from Toronto and Ottawa.



102 First Avenue East
North Bay, ON P1B 1J6

Tel.: (705) 474 0081

Website: www.larchenorthbay.ca
Email: chrisb@larchenorthbay.ca

Community Leader: Chris Boucher