About us

Founded in 1997, Avante serves English-Speaking women in the Brome-Missisquoi area.


Avante is a non-profit registered charity and its mission is dedicated to helping women develop their full potential. Avante Women's Centre welcomes women from all walks of life in Brome-Missisquoi and supports them to reach their full potential through educational and infomational programs and services for social change.

Is Avante for you?

If you are an English-speaking woman and you want to:

  • Meet other women in a welcoming, relaxing environment
  • Live your life fully and creatively
  • Learn new ways of expressing yourself

If you want help to:

  • Take charge of your life
  • Make ends meet
  • Help with social or health services in French
  • Find a job
  • Health concerns
  • Coping with anxiety or sadness
  • Healthy relationships
  • Getting out of a dangerous or difficult situation
  • Any other aspect of your life