The Arc of Monroe offers several Employment Readiness Services that provide various hands-on educational opportunities to prepare people with I/DD for competitive/community employment.

LifePrep@Naz is a higher education transitional service for young adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities. It provides opportunities to continue their education and development with peers in a college classroom setting.
two men studying in class at Nazareth College

About LifePrep@Naz:

LifePrep@Naz is a collaboration between the Arc of Monroe, Victor Central School District, and Nazareth College. Participants attend college classes, participate in vocational internships, and enjoy a vibrant campus social life. Nazareth College students provide academic support, peer mentorship, and friendship.

Learn more about the LifePrep@Naz program here.


Must be 21 or older

OPWDD eligible and HCBS Waiver enrolled

Capable of working in a 1:8 staff participant ratio

Ability to self-medicate

To learn more about this service, contact the Community Outreach Coordinator at (585) 672-2222 or fill out the form below.

Quick Facts

Participants learn alongside college peers in the classroom at Nazareth College

Nazareth students serve as mentors