Saddleback Valley Unified School District

Saddleback Mountains overlooking RSM Lake

Child Care Programs


Before and After School Child Care


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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, Transitional Kindergarten through 6th grade, a positive and meaningful before and after school experience, 7:30 am to 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday. TLC centers are located at each elementary school campus in the Saddleback Valley Unified School District.

TLC is a structured program designed to help children develop social, physical, and mental abilities. Group activities, as well as individual time, will help each child grow to his or her potential. We are honored to serve the families in our care.

Enrollment Options


  • 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

Our Values


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

Our Mission

Every Child, Every Day


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Enhanced Cleaning Protocols in place at each TLC location

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COVID-19 Staff Trainings mandatory for each staff member

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Daily Temperature Checks with a contactless thermometer 

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Physical Distancing Practices in place for both staff and students

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Frequent Hand Washing encouraged throughout the day

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Medical-Grade Air Purifiers located in each TLC room


Homework Club

TLC will provide quiet time to allow children to complete homework and asynchronous learning activities. If you would like your child to participate in Homework Club, please complete a form available on site. Should a laptop be necessary for homework, families are responsible for bringing the laptop fully charged to school daily. TLC is not responsible for lost or damaged laptops or electronics.