Call IFS Toll Free
@ (844) 625-7297 or Local Call
@ (814) 262-0007

Independent Family Services, Inc.

636 Scalp Avenue
Johnstown, PA 15904-1640
Office Email:

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IFS is a Family Counseling Service "Helping Families Help Themselves"

Independent Family Services is licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services and the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs.

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It is the mission of Independent Family Services to provide supportive services to children and their families in an environment that promotes understanding, learning, and the use of positive life-skills to enable children to flourish and families to live independently.


It is the vision of Independent Family Services that each child and family will live in a stable and safe community that provides for support services in a collaborative effort, allowing the cycle of abuse and neglect to end.

IFS Staff Program Directors

Home Management

Kathy Scaife

Batterer's Intervention Group

Chad Cordek - Johnstown Group

Batterer's Intervention Group

Tracy Clapper - Bedford Group

Family-Based Services

Lori Rowzer

Drug and Alcohol Treatment

Tony Sansone

Bedford Family Services

Lacy Barton

Cambria Family Services

Nicole Logue

Office Manager

Johnny Marshall

Outcomes Analyst

Krysta Pongrac

Compliance Officer

Arlene McNeel

Contact us for more information regarding our youth and family counseling or to schedule an appointment.