This guide provides information for and about students experiencing hunger or homelessness, as well as links to related support, financial resources, legal resources, and frequently asked questions (FAQ). Use the tabs above to navigate through the pages of this guide.
SBCC Basic Needs Programs
The Basic Needs Center at SBCC is a centralized hub that helps you navigate challenges you may be facing. We strive to build awareness about food insecurity, healthy nutrition, CalFresh, Financial Aid, and other resources in a dignified and helpful environment.
Housing and Shelter
Are you a student with questions about housing, experiencing housing insecurity or know someone who needs housing support? Contact the Basic Needs Center for support, or fill out our intake form and we'll do our best to assist you.
Click the image below to go to the 2023 Santa Barbara County Point in Time Count and report on local homelessness.