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

Friday, September 22, 2017 (All day) to Sunday, September 24, 2017 (All day)
Free Admission! 9/23/17 - Bird Singing & Bird Dancing Content.
Powwow Grounds next to Morongo Casino
49500 Seminole Dr
92230 Cabazon, CA
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Tribal Sovereignty: Sovereigns Working Together. Event is Free to the Public!
South Steps at California State Capitol
1315 10th St
95814 Sacramento, CA
Monday, September 25, 2017 (All day) to Tuesday, September 26, 2017 (All day)
Sometimes first aid isn’t a bandage, or CPR, or calling 911. Sometimes first aid is YOU. A person you know could be experiencing a mental health problem or mental health disorder.
Indian Health Council Multi-Purpose Room
50100 Golsh Rd
92082 Valley Center, CA
Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 10:00am to Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 6:00pm
Dance & Drum Contest, Vendor Booths, Information Booths Welcome, Free Admission, Camping Available. Parking $5.00. 9/30/17: 10am - 10pm & 10/1/17: 10am - 6pm
Live Oak Campground Santa Ynez, CA
Saturday, October 7, 2017 (All day)
8/1/2017 - 10/28/2017. Please see Flyer for ~ Date ~ Location ~ Movie ~