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 20 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 Monster.com), 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, June 23, 2018 (All day) to Wednesday, June 27, 2018 (All day)
GONA is a safe place to share, heal, and plan for action. We explain the relationships between historical trauma, cultural resilience, and reconnecting to culture.
Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 7:00am
Opening Blessing at 11:00am. Drug and Alcohol Free Event! See flyer for more information!
Gathering Grounds
52701 Hwy 371
92539 Anza, CA
Monday, June 25, 2018 - 9:00am to Friday, June 29, 2018 - 4:00pm
Open to San Diego American Indian Health Youth Center Members Ages 10-14. Spend the week enjoying and appreciating the sacredness of water and culture.
TBD
Monday, June 25, 2018 - 3:00pm
3:00pm at the La Jolla Tribal Hall Gym. Every 4th Monday of the Month!
La Jolla Tribal Hall Gym 92061 Pauma Valley, CA
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Walking the Road of Recovery. How Native tradition and culture can help your recovery. Lunch Provided. See flyer for more information.
San Pasqual Tribal Hall