Southern California Tribal Chairmen's Association

The Southern California Tribal Chairmen's Association (SCTCA) is a multi-service non-profit corporation established in 1972 for a consortium of 19 federally-recognized Indian tribes in Southern California. The primary mission of SCTCA is to serve the health, welfare, safety, education, cultural, economic and employment needs of its tribal members and descendants in the San Diego County urban areas. A board of directors comprised of tribal chairpersons from each of its member Tribes governs SCTCA.

SCTCA coordinates and administers numerous grant programs for its members and the southern California Indian community, including: Tribal Temporary Assistance to Needy Families(TANF), Law Enforcement, Food Commodities, Information Technology Services, Rincon Child Development Center, Adult Vocational Training, Career Development Center, Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program(LIHEAP), the Library Program, Child Care Development Services, Tribal Digital Village (TDV) and Resource Prevention Program.

SCTCA Programs

The Rincon Community Child Development Center (RCCDC) is dedicated to quality, and affordable child care services for all. RCCDC provides a caring, loving, secure, and healthy environment. Nutritious meals and developmentally sound curriculum are also provided.

Tribal Print Source is a division of Southern California Tribal Chairmen's Association.

Tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families will make available the tools necessary to promote the empowering of Indian families to become self-sufficient so they can support and nurture themselves, their children, and community.

The Southern California Tribal Chairmen's Association(SCTCA) is addressing the lack of Internet access for its tribal communities, taking their wireless broadband network to the next level of support for its communities, the "tribal home".

The Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations is a program of the Food and Nutrition Service of the U. S. Department of Agriculture. This program provides foods for good health to households living on Indian reservations.

SCTCA TANF's approach to reduce out of wedlock pregnancies and promote two-parent families is to build a healthy life style with these objectives and activities. The Resource Program is currently assisting 9 San Diego North County Reservations.

Nativehire is a non-profit job search engine, (similar to, specifically geared to Native Americans. It is a division of the Southern California Tribal Chairmen’s Association and was born out of a collaboration between Tribes, Federal Contractors and the Department of Labor.

Upcoming Events

Saturday, October 1, 2016 (All day)
Priority registration will close on September 15, 2016 (you must register by this date in order to guarantee a spot at the banquet and/or other events). ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES ON OCTOBER 1, 2016.
Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union, San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Dr.
92182 San Diego, CA
Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Save the Date!
Pechanga Recreation Center
48460 Pechanga Rd
92592 Temecula, CA
Monday, October 3, 2016 (All day) to Thursday, October 6, 2016 (All day)
This important conference promises to be an exciting event that brings together tribal, federal, state, and private interests that work in the field of tribal transportation.
Anaheim Marriott
700 Convention Way
92082 Anaheim, CA
Friday, October 7, 2016 - 5:00pm to Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 6:00pm
We've told our story at pow wow for over twenty years. Tell yours. #powwowStories
California State University, San Bernardino
5500 University Parkway
92407 San Bernardino, CA
Thursday, October 20, 2016 (All day) to Saturday, October 22, 2016 (All day)
We're pleased to announce that the 31st Annual California Indian Conference will be held on the campus of San Diego State University October 20-22, 2016.
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
92182 San Diego, CA