TLC Child Care Programs

The Learning Connection, "TLC" is a positive alternative for working parents in need of quality child care. TLC offers more than extended child care. It offers children, kindergarten through 6th grade, a positive and meaningful before and after school experience, 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday. TLC centers are located at each elementary school campus in the Saddleback Valley Unified School District.We are honored to serve the families in our care.

Mission Statement

Every Child, every day


Supporting Families by providing excellent care in a safe and fun environment.


  • Kindness
  • Responsibility
  • Integrity
  • Respect


  • Provide a safe and positive experience for children.
  • Foster growth and development by instilling self-worth, confidence, and respect.
  • Teach skills of living and working with others.
  • Promote creativity, health and wellness.


Kindergarten Enrichment

The Learning Connection offers a variety of hands-on, child interactive environments that weave academic concepts into fun-filled art, science, and movement activities focused on complimenting SVUSD kindergarten content standards.


TLC curriculum is based on a variety of instructional and recreational choices throughout the day utilizing STEM-based activities and incorporating multiple-intelligence theory. Each month a calendar and newsletter are available with activity highlights and important program information.


Each TLC center will provide a quiet homework time in which children will have the opportunity to do their work. Basic homework supplies & Chromebooks are made available to support student learning. Although staff cannot provide extensive tutoring, they will encourage children to do their homework and they are available to answer questions and provide guidance before and after school.

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