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Basic Needs

Welcome to the Basic Needs Center

Spring 2023 Announcement: Due to high volume of applications and appointments in January and February 2023, the Basic Needs Center may take 1- 2 weeks to process application requests. 

The Basic Needs Center at Allan Hancock College is a centralized hub here to support your academic success. Food, stable housing, computer access, childcare, or other resources, the Basic Needs Center is here to help you navigate challenges you may be facing. We are here to change the odds and support your well-being for your academic success!

If you or a student you know at Allan Hancock College are experiencing a basic need insecurity, complete our Basic Needs Intake Form to help us better understand what the needs is.

Our Basic Needs Team will reach out to follow-up. All enrolled students of the Allan Hancock community are welcome to request Basic Needs Support for themselves or on behalf of a student.


Contact Information

The Basic Needs Center
(805) 922-6966 ext.3927
Location: G-101 (inside Student Center)

Spring 2023 hours
Santa Maria Campus:
Mon. - Thurs: 8:00 am- 6:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 a.m- 4:00 pm

Lompoc Valley Campus: 
Mon. : 9:00 am - 5:00 pm 

Looking for more comprehensive services? Contact the Santa Barbara County Department of Social Services or the County of San Luis Obispo Department of Social Services.

Campus Locations:

Santa Maria Campus

Santa Maria Campus

800 South College Drive
Santa Maria, CA 93454
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Map of SM Campus

Parking at Hancock Locations

Lompoc Valley Center

Lompoc Valley Center

One Hancock Drive
Lompoc, CA 93436
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Santa Maria Campus

Santa Ynez Valley Center

2975 East Hwy 246 (SYVHS)
Santa Ynez, CA 93460
1-805-922-6966 ext. 3355
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Santa Maria Campus

Vandenberg SFB Center
641 Utah Ave, Bldg. 13640, Rm. 216
Vandenberg Space Force Base, CA 93437, 1-805-734-3500

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