Child Care Services

The City Council elected to subcontract the City’s child care state preschool programs to Options For learning. Options for Learning is a nonprofit serving the greater San Gabriel Valley since 1981, providing quality early education and child care services. Options for Learning offers comprehensive early learning preschool and school age programs for children ages 3 to 14 years, with free & low cost care with subsidized funding & sliding scare fees for qualifying families. Full-cost spaces are available in full day and after school programs. Options for Learning will continue to operate at the current preschool location, Lakeview Child Care.

Options for Learning offers the following:

• State licensed program with certified preschool teachers and certified site directors

• Full-day & State Preschool programs focus on kindergarten readiness and utilize the High Scope Curriculum that promotes active learning to improve children’s social, emotional, physical and educational development

• Surround Care before and after school program offers homework assistance. Curriculum Focus: Character Counts, (STEAM) Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math, Anti-bullying activities and Harvest of the Month

• Nutritious meals and snacks  

Surround Care School Age Program

Ages: 4.9 - 14 years

Year-round program

Monday - Friday • 6:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Lakeview Child Care • (626) 284-9935

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Gus Velasco Neighborhood Center 9255 S. Pioneer Blvd., Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. • Facility Closed on major holidays

Phone Number: (562) 692-0261 • E-mail: