Helpful Resources

Moving to the Coastal Bend?

Whether you're planning for an upcoming move or just curious about the cost of living in other cities Click Here- to begin your research. Not only can you easily calculate the cost of living difference, but you can determine how much you need to make in the new location to maintain your current standard of living.

Workforce Solutions

Job Seeker | Resume Tips | Etc. 

Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend supports an employer-driven, integrated system that consolidates employment, job training, and work-related services. They operate nine Career Centers focused on investing in our regional economic success through access to jobs, training, and employer services. They collaborate with industry, education, economic development, and labor to develop a comprehensive regional workforce strategic plan; develop a trainable and available workforce, and provide workforce-relevant educational training opportunities for youth. 

Del Mar College | Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

No Cost and Confidential Business Advising | Training Programs | Etc. 

The SBDC is proud to be the premiere service provider to small businesses in the Coastal Bend Region. By working with hundreds of entrepreneurs every year, the SBDC has a clear perspective of the obstacles that small businesses must overcome in order to succeed. Through various outreach efforts, the SBDC is continuously developing and refining consulting resources and training workshops to meet the needs of the ever changing local small business community. The assistance and guidance that the SBDC provides can mean the difference between success and failure for your small business.


Aransas Pass For Youth

Summer Camp | After School Latchkey 

“The mission of Aransas Pass for Youth, Inc. (APFY) is to provide a safe, supervised summer recreation program for at-risk youth of Aransas Pass and surrounding areas. The APFY Summer Program provides opportunities for children to experience positive individual and group recreation activities that enhance social skills and provide life-long benefits, including enjoyment of literacy, respect for the environment, and skills to remain drug-free.”

Texas Association of Businesses

The Texas State Chamber 

To make the Texas business climate the best in the world. That is the mission of the Texas Association of Business (TAB) -- Texas’ leading employer organization. Representing companies from the largest multi-national corporations to small businesses in nearly every community of our state, TAB works to improve the Texas business climate and to help make our state's economy the strongest in the world.

Small Business Administration

Start & Grow Your Business 

Since its founding on July 30, 1953, the U.S. Small Business Administration has delivered millions of loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions and other forms of assistance to small businesses.

Social Security Administration

Retirement | Disability | Online Services | Medicare Enrollment 

The Social Security Administration delivers a broad range of services through a nationwide network of over 1,400 offices that include regional offices, field offices, card centers, teleservice centers, processing centers, hearing offices, Disability Determination Services, the Appeals Council, and our State and territorial partners. 

Better Business Bureau

Verified | Unbiased Information 

There are more than 30 million businesses in North America alone; and hundreds of thousands of sites around the world where people shop online. There are thousands of free and subscription websites that offer a range of information, including reviews, reports, directories, listings, and gripe sites. BBB is the one place you can find it all.