Alissa graduated with a Bachelor's degree in the Sociology Human Services track from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Alissa has gathered a range of education through courses focusing on juvenile delinquency, community development and drug and alcohol abuse. She also has gained experience while working at her family’s daycare center, and through interning at The CARE Center where she was then hired on as a Supervised Visitation Specialist. She is now a Family Preservation Specialist.
Sarah graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2016 with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and minors in Human Services and Women’s & Gender Studies. Sarah previously worked as a Shelter Advocate at the Alice Paul House and Resource Coordinator at the Community Guidance Center. Sarah joined The CARE Center in April 2018 as the Intake/Case Assessment Worker for our Children’s Advocacy Center.
Nora brings an extensive background and expertise to her administrative position here at The CARE Center. She has worked in the public sector for over thirty years, and is very humbled to be a part of assisting the children and families of Indiana County.
Samantha Bertuzzi began working as Supervised Visitation Specialist for The CARE Center in April of 2018. She enjoys spending time with all of the children that CARE serves. Samantha has previously worked in a group home in Indiana County.
Jessica Clark graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1998 and has worked in the non profit sector for the American Red Cross and Indiana Regional Medical Center. Jessica was brought on as the Executive Director in June of 2014.
Erin graduated from Gettysburg College with a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and a Minor in Sociology. She received her Master’s degree from Indiana University Pennsylvania. Erin worked previously as a Therapeutic Support Staff, a paraprofessional, and a Crisis Intervention Specialist at the Armstrong-Indiana Crisis Hotline. Erin was hired as a Supervised Visitation Specialist for The CARE Center in September 2015. She is now the Family Services Coordinator.