COMPAS is a statewide, nonprofit arts organization that brings art to the people. We are looking forward to hearing from you, whether you have a simple question, or are interested in booking a Teaching Artist.


Are you looking for someone specific? Check out our staff list. You can also use the contact form below or email [email protected], and your message will be forwarded to the staff member best suited to address you question. Due to the hybrid nature of our work, visitors must make arrangements with a COMPAS staff person prior to visiting the office.

General Contact Information

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Working Hours

Monday through Friday,
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

General Contact Info

Phone: 651.292.3249
Fax: 651.292.3258
[email protected]

Office Directions & Facility Accessibility


450 Syndicate St N, St Paul, MN 55104

The Community Action Building is a large concrete building approximately at the intersection of University Ave and Syndicate St N.

Public transportation access to our facility includes Metro Transit Route 21A (walk 0.2 miles SE from University Ave & Hamline Ave) and Metro Green Line Hamline stop (walk 0.2 miles south).

Facility Accessibility

COMPAS’ offices are located in the Community Action Partnership of Ramsey & Washington Counties building in Saint Paul, which meets ADA standards. Fully accessible parking is located on the south side of the property and a permanent ADA ramp is provided for entrance to the building. The COMPAS office on the third floor is accessible by elevators located near the main entrance. There are two ADA Accessible parking spaces at the main entrance with a ramp to the front doors. An ADA Accessible restroom and an all-gender restroom are located on the second floor.

Have questions about accessibility or need to request a particular accommodation? Contact Jes at [email protected] or 651.292.3209.

Program Accessibility

At COMPAS, we believe in the transformative power of the arts to empower individuals of all abilities. We strive to make all of our programming accessible and welcome the opportunity to ensure your needs are met a future public program. Have questions about accessibility or need to request a particular accommodation? Contact Jes at [email protected] or 651.292.3209.

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COMPAS is an arts education nonprofit that puts creativity in the hands of Minnesotans, regardless of their age, background, or skills. Based in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area, COMPAS teaching artists deliver creative experiences and arts programming across Minnesota.

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This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.