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.

Class of 2017
Southern California Tribal Chairmen’s Association
High School Graduation Celebration
Thursday May 11, 2017
Pala Casino Spa & Resort

Upcoming Events

Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Experiencing 30 years of cultural renewal. News from Native California 30th anniversary magazine release celebration.
Heritage Court - Autry Museum of the American West
4700 Western Heritage Way, - Griffith Park
90027 Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 11:00am to Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 5:00pm
Native American Powwow and Intertribal Gathering. Free Admission Open to the Public. April 8, 11am - 7pm. April 9, 10am - 5pm.
Malibu Bluffs Park
24250 Pacific Coast Hwy
90265 Malibu, CA
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 9:30am to 4:00pm
A Celebration of Resiliency. Free Family Event! ~Bird Singing ~Speakers ~Arts & Crafts ~Wellness Info ~Pill Take Back ~Food ~Rincon Storytellers.
Indian Health Council, Inc.
50100 Golsh Rd.
92082 Valley Center, CA
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Are you unsure what to do with your old medications? Come bring your unused, unwanted, or expired prescription medications to the "Journey to Wellness".
Indian Health Council, Inc.
50100 Golsh Rd.
92082 Valley Center, CA
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
January 2017 - June 2017 Soaring Eagles Dance Practice and SDAIHC Community Night. "Preserving Traditions and Culture through diversity and education with our Native American Youth"
Ballard Parent Center
2375 Congress St
92110 San Diego, CA