Experience AVANCE with an exclusive Toy Making Kit! 

September 22, 2022

One of the most unique things about our Parent-Child Education Program (PCEP) has always been the toy making component. Our trained toy makers guide parents through the process of creating educational toys for their … Read more

AVANCE to build Shared Services Alliance for home child care providers in Texas

August 15, 2022

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) and Texas Mutual came together to support AVANCE Inc. (AVANCE), a Texas-based non-profit that specializes in supporting home child care providers (also called family child care providers), by providing … Read more

Family Update: AVANCE-Houston

December 21, 2020

In November, AVANCE-Houston said a bittersweet goodbye to teacher aide Cristina Rodriguez. In 2014, Cristina and her husband Gael enrolled in the AVANCE-Houston Early Head Start program while she was pregnant with their daughter Aria. Two … Read more

Past, Present, and Future – AVANCE News

September 14, 2020

It is almost hard to believe it’s already September, and even more hard to believe is that today we celebrate 47 years of serving the community with our early childhood and parenting education programming! … Read more

AVANCE Inc. expands Head Start services in Rio Grande Valley

June 10, 2020

AVANCE Inc. (AVANCE) has been awarded a $7.4 million grant by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to operate Head Start and Early Head Start programs in the Texas counties of Starr … Read more

The resilience of AVANCE staff during the COVID-19 pandemic

April 23, 2020

We approached those first days of March just like others across the country: closely monitoring news of the emerging novel coronavirus outbreak. Following the guidance of public health experts and local officials, we began … Read more