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Basic Needs Center (BaNC)

BaNC Registration Form

To receive in-person services complete this registration form then drop by the BaNC or contact us at (661) 362-3375 or!
Valencia Campus Hours: M-Th 9am - 5pm; F 9am - 1pm

Emergency Grant Application

Do you have an unexpected financial emergency? Do you have expenses you need assistance to cover: housing, utilities, childcare, etc.?
Apply for an Emergency Grant! 


BaNC Services & Registration

The Basic Needs Center (BaNC) provides the following services:

*Food - grab & go snack items, single serve items, & canned goods
*Clothing - seasonal clothing & business attire for interview
*Personal hygiene products
*CalFresh & Medi-Cal sign up & assistance
*Housing referral assistance
*Register for the BaNC here

CalFresh - Monthly Food Benefits

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1. Check your eligibility by submitting the pre-screening application (NOT the actual CalFresh application)
2. Make an appointment with a BaNC representative to apply for CalFresh
3. Have questions? Check out the FAQ
4. Apply for CalFresh NOW!

Fresh Success Program

Fresh Success

A program that provides CalFresh recipients with career preparation, case-management, and financial support.
An eligibility determination with the Director of Student Resources at The BaNC is required prior to approval and/or disbursement of funds.

  • *Transportation
    *Tests & Fees
    *Emergency Housing & Utilities
    *Internet/Mobile Device Service Payments
    *Minor Automobile Repairs
    *Medicall/Vision/Dental Expenses

  • Monetary Donation Instructions 

    1. Complete online form
    2. In the Donation Designation section of the online form, select "Other" in the drop-down box on the "Direct My Donations To" line
    3. Type "BaNC" in the box on the "Other Donation" line
    4. Complete all other fields that apply
    5. Submit















    COC Employee Payroll Deduction Instructions

    College of the Canyons employees can make monthly or one-time donation to the BaNC.  Request a payroll deduction form via email


















    Food Donation Suggestions

    *Nuts/Seeds/Trail Mix (individual packs)
    *Unsweetened applesauce, pudding (individual cups)
    *Whole grain granola bars (Individual bars)
    *Individually wrapped beef jerky sticks
    *Instant oatmeal (individual cups)
    *Crackers (Individual packets)
    *Pull top canned fruit in water or juice (not syrup)
    *Individual boxes of cereals 
    *Individual bags of chips/Chex-Mix/ Pretzels, etc.  
    *Single serve, microwavable meals
    *Pull top canned tuna, chicken, etc.
    *Instant soups (pull tops)
    *Mac N' Cheese
    *Ravioli/Lasagna/Beef Ravioli/Spaghetti & Meatballs
    *Canned vegetables, soups, chili, etc. (pull tops preferred)





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