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

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Family Summer Wellness Movie Night Series. Snacks and Refreshments will be provided. A discussion with Director Albert Chacon to follow the film.
Multi-Purpose Room Indian Health Council
50100 Golsh Rd.
92082 Valley Center, CA
Saturday, July 1, 2017 (All day)
5/20/2017 - 7/29/2017. Please see Flyer for ~ Date ~ Location ~ Movie ~
Saturday, July 1, 2017 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Five Native American Speakers, Native Jewelry, T-Shirts, Raffles, Frybread, Food Vendors. Free event with special gifts from local Casinos and Tribes in your own Recovery Bag.
Sycuan Recreation Center
5577 Dehesa Road
92019 El Cajon, CA
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
July 2017 - September 2017 Soaring Eagles Dance Practice and SDAIHC Community Night. Potluck - Bring a dish to share.
Pepper Grove Park 92101 San Diego, CA
Friday, July 14, 2017 (All day) to Sunday, July 16, 2017 (All day)
Native American singing, dancing, drumming, arts, crafts, foods, traditional dwellings. Everyone Welcome ~ Family Friendly. $2.00 per vehicle suggested donation. Friday evening open flute circle.
Moorpark College
7075 Campus Road
93021 Moorpark, CA