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Self-Help Credit Union

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Join Us and Invest in Your Community

When you join Self-Help Federal Credit Union, you get access to fair and affordable financial services — and you'll be supporting powerful investments in your community's future.


  • Federally-insured deposits
  • Competitive rates to help your savings grow
  • Membership in an organization with a track record of successful community development

Do more for yourself and your community. Join us!

Am I Eligible to Join?

There are multiple ways to be eligible for membership in Self-Help Federal Credit Union:

  1. Free Membership - You can be eligible for membership if you live, work, or worship or attend school in any of our eligible counties, or have a family or employer affiliation with us. We serve many communities and employer groups in California, Illinois, and Wisconsin. Call us at 877.369.2828 to find out if we can serve you!
  2. Mission-Supportive Membership - Not eligible for free membership? You can become a mission-supportive member by paying a one-time $5 fee to join our Center for Community Self-Help.
  3. Click here to Subscribe to our Newsletter

Located in North Carolina, South Carolina or Florida? Consider joining Self-Help Credit Union.


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Open an Account in 2 easy steps

Step 1: Complete, print, and sign a Membership Application.

Step 2: Deliver the completed membership application, account application(s), and any deposits to your nearest branch by mail or in person. If there isn’t a branch near you, mail any forms and deposits to us at 2504 Tenaya Drive, Modesto, CA 95354. If you are not eligible for free membership, please include a one-time $5 fee to join the Center for Community Self-Help.

Need Assistance?

For assistance with becoming a member or opening an account, call 877.369.2828

Located in North Carolina, South Carolina or Florida? Consider joining Self-Help Credit Union.