What is CARE?

The Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) program is a state funded program for single parents attending Allan Hancock College.  The CARE program works in conjunction with EOPS to provide support services to students who receive CalWORKs (state cash aid) benefits in the household.  In addition, Allan Hancock College is home to the first and only CARE center established in the State of California.  At the CARE Center students are welcome to come in for tutoring sessions, utilize our computers and print for free, see their academic counselor, and they can bring their children to play in our children’s nook.  The CARE Center is a child friendly environment where all CARE students are welcome and have a place to call home at Allan Hancock College.


Santa Maria
CARE Center
Student Services Building A, Second Floor
(805) 922-6966, Ext. 3623


Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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Renee Crowell
Wildland Fire Tech Student

"Allan Hancock College was recommended to me as a good place to start my educational journey. I would highly recommend AHC because with every new subject taught there is always an instructor who is an expert in that field. I also love the opportunity we are given to test our new skills in real life scenarios.
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Last Modified Apr 16, 2015