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The Native American Fatherhood & Families association  Outpatient program seeks to rehabilitate those of whom are "unfamiliar with a good life."  -Albert Pooley

This rehabilitation program's intention is to help adults and youth realize their own self worth & work towards becoming a valuable member to society - and most importantly their family.

The family is the most important unit - not only in society, but in the culture of Native Americans.  As Mothers and Fathers learn how precious they are, they will rise to the role of loving each other and their children.

Meet our Founder:

Meet the Team

 Al Pooley


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Albert M. Pooley is the founder of NAFFA Wellness and his curriculum is used both in the Wellness program and to train facilitators nationwide. 


He was born to the Hopi and Navajo Native American cultures. He grew up close to both cultures on the reservation where the love of a father taught him outstanding life lessons. He holds a Masters of Social Work (MSW) and Masters of  Public Administration (MPA). Mr. Pooley has extensive experience as a marriage and family counselor.

He appreciates the role of being a father and he finds joy in teaching principles that are relevant to his Native American culture.

Amy Fa'atoafe

Executive Director

Amy is part Navajo & Hopi and was raised in Mesa, Arizona.  Amy received her Masters Degree in Social Work from Arizona State University. She joined the NAFFA team in 2015 after working for Salt River Prima- Maricopa Indian Community for ten years.  She is a wife and mother of three children who she loves to spend her time with.

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Join our team

Interested in working at NAFFA Wellness? Check out our current openings below!

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