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 2018
Save the Date -  May 10, 2018

Upcoming Events

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm
Walk, Food and Fun for the Whole Family! Check in: Rincon Tribal Hall @ 4:30pm Free snacks and talks, Walk begins at 5:15pm, sitting exercise available indoors.
Rincon Tribal Hall
Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 10:00am to 9:00pm
This is a family event and open to the public! Please see Flyer for more information.
Hammer Throw Field
295 E. First Street
91711 Claremont, CA
Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
All classes are free of charge and open to local tribal community. See Flyer for more information.
Rincon Culture Classroom
Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Native Youth are invited to learn about this new community project and develop leadership skills. There will be food, prizes and games!
San Diego American Indian Health Youth Center
2560 1st Ave Suite 103
92103 San Diego, CA
Sunday, March 25, 2018 - 7:00am
ITLTRF is supporting the National Indian Justice Center and the Northern California Fire Recovery with this charity event.
Pauma Indian Reservation
777 Pauma Reservation Road
92061 Pauma Valley, CA