The Coastal Compass Education and Work Resource Center at La Palmera mall helps guide people on the right path for their future.

This free resource center offers a wide variety of services and programs:

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.

Sarah Acosta was live for 3News First Edition learning more about those opportunities.