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Discover Your Direction

Whether you’re in need of help choosing a career path, applying to college, financial aid counseling or job placement, Coastal Compass has exactly what you are looking for and best of all, all of our services are 100% FREE and include:

Job Placement Assistance – Finding the perfect career is easier than you think with our job placement services that connect you with access to a computerized job bank, help completing job applications, career interest inventories and aptitude testing, on the job training and placement assistance for veterans.

Higher Education – Whether you’re just starting college or want to finish what you started, Coastal Compass can get you back in the classroom in no time. We offer enrollment assistance, skills training and certification programs, dual enrollment programs, reverse transfer programs and information about associates, bachelors, masters and professional degree programs.

Improving Your Life – Even if you aren’t ready for higher education or job training, Coastal Compass can still help you take control of your future by offering free adult literacy courses and ESL instruction, youth leadership programs and even helping prepare you for getting your GED.

Recent News

FAFSA Saturdays to Return to Coastal Compass in 2016

Posted on Jan 5 by Jonathan Swindle
Coastal Compass is gearing up for FAFSA Saturdays, set to take place every Saturday in February. Students [...]Read more

Coastal Compass Welcomes New University Partner

Posted on Dec 10, 2015 by Jonathan Swindle
Coastal Compass partners with several of the area’s colleges, universities and craft schools. The organization [...]Read more

College Application Week Helps Students Seize Opportunities

Posted on Dec 5, 2015 by Jonathan Swindle
Coastal Compass hosted College Application Week Nov. 17-21, at their location in La Palmera Mall. The event [...]Read more

About Us

  • Who we are.

    Coastal Compass Education and Career Resource Center has everything you need to help you find your direction for success. Founded by Education to Employment Partners in May 2013, Coastal Compass is one of only a hand full of one-stop public education workforce destinations in the country and has been a beacon of support for numerous residents of the Coastal Bend who have opted to change their life and get the education and training they deserve.

  • What we can do.

    Imagine the Coastal Compass as a compass leading you to the information you seek. You only need ask a question, we know the right people in the right places to give you the knowledge you need for success.

  • Where we are located.

    The Coastal Compass Center is located in the newly renovated La Palmera Mall. 5488 South Padre Island Drive Suite 1082 Corpus Christi, TX 78411


We understand that deciding to change your path in life can be both scary and overwhelming. That’s why our partnerships with area schools and training programs connect you with experienced counselors to offer you FREE step by step assistance and support to get you exactly where you want to go, one step at a time. Take the first step in the direction to success by visiting Coastal Compass today inside of the La Palmera Mall.



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