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Welcomes You Home


The Campaign to Change Direction is a national initiative to change the culture of mental health in America. It addresses the stigmas surrounding mental health and raises awareness about Five Signs that may indicate someone is suffering emotionally and needs help. 


The Campaign to Change Direction  -
A national initiative to change the culture of mental health in America. It addresses the stigmas surrounding mental health and raises awareness about Five Signs that may indicate someone is suffering emotionally and needs help. 

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Get to Know Us

The Four States region of SW MO, SE KS, NE OK and NW AR provides a thriving environment with communities offering amazing quality of life to those choosing to relocate here. Transitioning Military Members, Veterans and their families will find affordable housing, low cost of living, good schools, gainful employment, cultural activities, diversity and a supportive ecosystem.

Here at Compass Quest Veteran Advocacy Group, we strive to help others overcome barriers to wellness and find new purpose and develop their own mission for success. Being an engaged member of the community enhances the quality of your life and self-esteem. A supportive community also provides solid foundations for you and your family. Compass Quest recognizes these values are ingrained in the people and culture of this region.

Explore our website to learn more about all that we’re doing to make a change. We are a non-profit organization dedicated to finding volunteers to help those in need overcome challenges, while developing meaningful relationships with them.

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What We Do

We strive to do it all here at Compass Quest Veterans Advocacy Group. Our Non-Profit Organization provides dynamic opportunities. We work on many exciting initiatives to improve the lives of others, and are very proud of the work we do. Our programs include Advocating for Veteran programs and services, Veteran Mentoring though the Jasper County Veterans Treatment Court, and Community Advocacy through our Welcome Home Military Talent recruitment collaboration. We also host social outings to connect vets and inform the community and much more.
Learn about our exciting initiatives, and what we are working on every day in order to promote change.


Get in touch today and get involved in our cause.

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Welcome Home to the 4-States is a community effort to attract veterans and separating military members and their families to the Joplin community. Compass Quest Veterans Advocacy Group works with area chambers of commerce, local and regional businesses, the Veterans of Foreign Wars and other like minded veteran organizations as well as schools, hospitals, service providers, real estate professionals and more to actively pursue talented veterans to our community. Call us to find out more at (417) 438-8387.

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Contact Compass Quest Veterans ADVOCACY GROUP

Get in touch with Compass Quest Veterans Advocacy Group to learn more about our work and find out how to donate. We appreciate your support!

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(417) 438-8387

Fax: 855-620-4944

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The Habit of Giving

Compass Quest is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that provides veterans and their families connections to available services and support within the community. We strive to make connections that directly impact quality of life issues in the veteran community. Our core focus is to encourage growth and healthy functioning within the community. We also reach out to community leaders, businesses and services to raise awareness of the attributes of healthy veteran community.
We endeavor to help veterans and their families cope with the difficulties of adjusting to life's challenges before, during and after deployment or after leaving military service.
We are veterans helping veterans with the objective of creating opportunities for recovery and growth.

Missouri Non-Profit Corporation N000697724; IRS Tax-ID is EIN 47-2835928.

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What We Envision

We believe that our vision for our community can and will be realized. We want to help those in need, and will not settle for a small change; at Compass Quest Veterans Advocacy Group, we want to create an impactful change. Whether it is making someone smile by a small contribution, or donating your time to our cause, every little bit will help our vision spread across the world.

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Our Views

We know that with a bit of hope and determination, we can be the change that everyone desires to see. Our ultimate goal is for our community to become a better place, but that can only happen if enough people care. By getting rid of indifference in humanity, we will have more resources, which will make achieving our goals possible.

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While you're at it, help Compass Quest make a difference in the lives of our veteran community members


Our Inspiring Mission

Our mission is simple: to help those in need. We strive to assist those we work with in order for them to evolve into self-sufficient members of their communities. Compass Quest Veterans Advocacy Group is already making a major impact on the world with our countless initiatives and good deeds. We invite you to come join us in this beautiful cause.

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