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About the Building

The Welcome Center will provide:

  • A place to welcome people with intellectual disabilities living in the Tacoma/Pierce County area, and their families and friends

  • Dedicated space for expanded Day Supports, providing connection and engagement for core members who are unable to participate in integrated work or volunteer settings

  • A multi-functional space, including a kitchen, for activities and programs where L’Arche community members and guests from the broader community can form relationships

  • A gathering hall for L’Arche events and for hosting community and civic groups

  • Adequate office and meeting space for L’Arche administrative functions

Welcome Center Features

  • 7,856 square-foot building

  • Meeting and board rooms

  • Overnight space for school and volunteer “immersion” groups

  • Core member-friendly library and quiet area

  • Dedicated storage and work space for crafts

  • Reception area

  • Gathering hall

  • Kitchen with accessible features, compliant with Health Department requirements

  • Restrooms with showers

  • Office space for administration and program coordinators

  • Outdoor patio and parking area



Welcome Center Floor Plan


Click Here to see a pdf of the Welcome Center floor plan.

Click Here to see a pdf of the Welcome Center site plan.


If you would like to speak with someone about The Campaign for L'Arche Tahoma Hope: A Place to Belong, you can reach David Rothrock, Campaign and Development Director, via phone at (253) 535-3178, or via email at