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Basic Needs

Welcome to the Basic Needs Center

Spring and Summer 2023 Announcement: Basic Needs will not be assessing for or awarding Emergency Funds, May 25th- June 11th, 2023.

The Basic Needs Center at Allan Hancock College is a centralized hub to support your academic success by connecting students with on-campus and community resources related to food, housing, health, technology access, childcare, and other resources. If you or a student you know at Allan Hancock College are experiencing a basic need insecurity, complete our Basic Needs Intake Form so we can reach out to the student.

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

Basic Needs at Santa Maria Campus:
G-101 (inside Student Center)

Mon. - Thurs: 8 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.
*Closed for Lunch from 12- 1 pm

Basic Needs at Lompoc Valley Campus: 
(Contingent upon staffing availability)

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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Map of LVC

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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