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, 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

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Benefits of Yoga. Yoga practice will gently stretch and strengthen muscles and increase blood circulation, which in turn brings healing nutrients to the body.
Indian Health Council, Inc. Multipurpose Room
50100 Golsh Road
92082 Valley Center, CA
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
For Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Stalking and Sex Trafficking Victims/Survivors. 2nd Wednesday of each month.
Indian Health Council, Inc. Conference Room B
50100 Golsh Road
92082 Valley Center, CA
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
This is a time to renew Native American culture and preserve the rich heritage of American Indians. Learn powwow dance styles, protocol and etiquette.
Ballard Parent Center
2375 Congress St
92110 San Diego, CA
Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Join us for some frybread and warrior stew as we share stories and learn more of our Native traditions with our Elders!
SD American Indian Youth Center
2560 1st Ave
92103 San Diego, CA
Friday, December 14, 2018 (All day)
December 14th, 15th, and 16th. ~Native Youth Entrepreneurship. ~California Indian History. ~Cultural Preservation. ~Overcoming and Preventing Domestic Violence. ~Finance Class. ~Career Goals.
Santa Rosa Rancheria
16083 Jersey Ave.
93245 Lemoore, CA