to protect the health, safety and welfare of tribal children and families


All federally-recognized Indian tribes based in California may be voting members of the organization. Membership is granted upon receipt of a duly adopted tribal government resolution, motion or other official governance action of the member tribe that is in substantial conformity to the membership resolution approved by the Board of Directors. To see the model CTFC membership resolution click here

Tribes considering membership are encouraged to contact CTFC to discuss changes to the membership resolution to ensure it meets with the tribe's need. 

Federally-recognized tribes not located in California and non-federally-recognized tribes, as well as tribal or Indian child welfare organizations may join CTFC as non-voting members.

Current member tribes include:

  1. Bear River Band of Rohnerville Rancheria
  2. Big Lagoon Rancheria
  3. Big Sandy Rancheria of Western Mono Indians
  4. Cher-Ae Heights Indian Community of the Trinidad Rancheria
  5. Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians
  6. Dry Creek Band of Pomo Indians
  7. Enterprise Rancheria Estom Yumeka Maidu Tribe
  8. Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria
  9. Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake Tribe
  10. Hopland Band of Pomo Indians
  11. Ione Band of Miwok Indians
  12. Jamul Indian Village of California
  13. Karuk Tribe
  14. Mechoopda Indian Tribe of Chico Rancheria
  15. Morongo Band of Mission Indians
  16. North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians of California
  17. Pala Band of Mission Indians
  18. Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians
  19. Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians
  20. Pit River Tribe
  21. Redding Rancheria
  22. Redwood Valley Little River Band of Pomo Indians
  23. Resighini Rancheria
  24. Robinson Rancheria
  25. Round Valley Indian Tribes
  26. Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians
  27. Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians
  28. Susanville Indian Rancheria
  29. Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation
  30. Wilton Rancheria
  31. Yurok Tribe


Association members include:

  1. Southern California Tribal Chairman’s Association
  2. Central California Tribal Chairman’s Association
  3. Northern California Tribal Chairman’s Association