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Transforming lives and communities
through the doorway of literacy.

Since 1964, Literacy Advance of Houston has assisted and empowered adults to achieve personal goals and self-sufficiency through improved literacy. Trained volunteer tutors help deliver a variety of free programs at three locations across the Houston area.

A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and a United Way agency for more than 30 years, Literacy Advance is grateful for the widespread support of the Houston community, from our generous donors and supporters, to the volunteers who are at the heart of who we are and what we do.

Will you volunteer in the fall?

Even though it's DEFINITELY still summer out there, we're planning for the fall semester. 

And you can have your pick of the schedule if you act soon...

Find our current tutor needs here, and if you see something you think you could do - get in touch! 

THANK YOU to all our amazing volunteers - your make our students' worlds go round.

We are Literacy Advance.

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Literacy makes many things possible. A better job, a new home, more opportunities for kids.

And your gift makes literacy possible. Your donation today brings English skills to a new arrival in Houston; helps someone read who never thought they could; stops the cycle of low literacy by putting a brand new book in a child's hands.

Please donate today and start someone on their journey to a better life.

Or, contact us to talk about your options: 713.266.8777 or

Thank you,
from all of us!

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