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, October 20, 2017 - 6:00pm
Join us for a special screening of Promised Land followed by a panel discussion.
UCLA Dodd 147 90095 Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 9:30am to 1:30pm
Join us monthly at the Community Garden where we will connect to our ancestral agricultural practices, tend to and gather crops, and participate in a fun, creative activity!
Harold J. Ballard Parent Center
2375 Congress St
92110 San Diego, CA
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 11:00am
Share your experience, have a voice. Meet with the Secretary of the California Department of Veteran Affairs, Vito Imbasciani, network with other veterans, and veteran advocates.
Rincon Tribal Hall
1 West Tribal Rd
92082 Valley Center, CA
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 10:00am
Share your experience, have a voice. Meet with the Secretary of the California Department of Veteran Affairs, Vito Imbasciani, network with other veterans, and veteran advocates.
Northern California Gathering Location TBA
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 4:30pm to 7:00pm
Open to the Entire Community; come out and celebrate at our Fall Festival! We will be showing the Kung Fu Panda movie and have Games, Costume Contest, Food, Photo Booth, and Helpful Information!
Indian Health Council, Inc.
50100 Golsh Road
92082 Valley Center, CA