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 Community Day Care, 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".

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.

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.

Class of 2015
Southern California Tribal Chairmen’s Association
High School Graduation Celebration
Thursday May 7, 2015
Barona Resort & Casino

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 (All day)
Application due March 31, 2015.
UC Riverside
900 University Avenue
92521 Riverside, CA
Saturday, April 4, 2015 - 10:00am to 9:00pm
Pomona College 3rd Annual Powwow. Grand Entry Noon. All drums welcome! Dinner will be provided for all!!
Pomona College, Hammer Throw Field
295 E. First St.
91711 Claremont, CA
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
The Soaring Eagles Program was established in 2008 to provide a unique cultural learning environment for young American Indian students — grades K-12 — to learn about common pow-wow dancing styles, cu
Parent Ballard Center Auditorium
2375 Congress Street
92110 San Diego, CA
Friday, April 10, 2015 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
The Pechanga Development Corporation is pleased to host a Charity Golf Tournament to raise matching funds for the California Indian Culture & Sovereignty Center (CICSC) at CSU San Marcos.
Journey at Pechanga
45000 Pechanga Pkwy
92592 Temecula, CA
Saturday, April 11, 2015 (All day)
Dream the Impossible Youth Conference held at the Pechanga Indian Reservation (proceed through guard shack to Pechanga Park). Registration begins at 8 AM.