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Since 1973

AVANCE - Austin has been changing lives since 1997.

PCEP Outperforms Peers

AVANCE Parent-Child Education Program graduates
outperform their peers on Texas’ Standardized Tests.

Parenting Skills and success

AVANCE enhances parenting skills and
parent-child interactions
for lifelong success.

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Support families in our community today.

Served Annually
Prepared to Enter
School Ready
Increase in
Parent Employment

About AVANCE and our impact

Established in 1973, AVANCE (Uh-vahn-say) is a national, non-profit organization, primarily serving Texas, that meets hard to reach, low-income families where they are. Meaning "advance" or “progress,” AVANCE serves as a trusted guide to assist under-resourced families of young children in overcoming isolation and lack of opportunity. AVANCE's chapter in Austin, Texas was established in 1997.

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Transform the lives of many underserved families. 


AVANCE’s Two Generation approach consists of Parenting, Child-focused and Parent-focused programs.

Each of these areas is covered by our core Parent-Child Education Program (PCEP) and over 15 other complementary programs.

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