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

Rincon Community Child Development Center
Southern California Tribal Digital Village
Tribal TANF
TANF Resource Monitoring-Center
Food Distribution
Tribal Print Source

Upcoming Events

  1. Native American Heritage Month Calendar 11/1 – 11/25

    November 4 - November 25
  2. Púyily ‘Áy’enish

    November 17 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  3. 50th Anniversary of the Occupation of Alcatraz by the Indians of All Tribes

    November 20 - November 23
  4. California Genocide Conference

    November 21 - November 24
  5. SCAIR Howka Program

    November 21 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Member Tribes

Barona Band of Mission Indians
Cahuilla Band of Mission Indians
Campo Band of Kumeyaay Indians
Chemehuevi Indian Tribe
Ewiiaapaayp Band of Kumeyaay Indians
Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel
Inaja-Cosmit Band of Indians
Jamul Indian Village A Kumeyaay Nation
La Jolla Band of Luiseño Indians
La Posta Band of Mission Indians
Los Coyotes Band of Cahuilla and Cupeño Indians
Manzanita Band of the Kumeyaay Nation
Mesa Grande Band of Mission Indians
Pala Band of Mission Indians
Pauma Band of Luiseño Indians
Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians
San Pasqual Band of Mission Indians
Santa Rosa Band of Cahuilla Indians
Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation
Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians
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