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 24 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

Upcoming Events

  1. 1st Annual Wellness and Recovery Gathering

    September 17 - September 19
  2. NIAA 2021 All Native Fastpitch Softball

    September 17 - September 19
  3. CSUSM Academic Colonialism and the Erasure of AI Students

    September 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  4. Connecting Cultural Lands

    September 21 @ 6:30 pm
  5. Elders’ Intertribal Council Meeting & Brunch

    September 22 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Member Tribes

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