The History of Western Connecticut Federal Credit Union
We originally were Danbury Hospital’s credit union. After adding more companies and their employees to the credit union, we were authorized by the U.S. government in 2000 to serve as a community credit union for the Housatonic Valley. We are the only Federal chartered community credit union in Western Connecticut. A community credit union charter permits anyone to become a member who lives, works, worships or attends school in these towns: Bethel, Brookfield, Bridgewater, Danbury, New Fairfield, Newtown, New Milford, Redding, Ridgefield and Sherman. You can also be a member if you are a direct relative of a member.
We provide all the “banking services” you are accustomed to and more! Credit unions are owned by its members, not stockholders. Therefore, we deposit money together for the purpose of lending and helping each other. Members receive competitive dividends for their deposits. Each member’s deposit accounts are insured to $250,000 by the National Credit Union Administration, a U.S. Government Agency overseeing all credit unions.
How do I join the Credit Union?
We offer the ability to join online. This provides a quick and convenient way to start an account with us today! Visit our Become a Member page to access the online account opening link. Once we receive your membership application we will contact you if we need additional information or to learn more about the type of account you want.
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to give us a call or stop by and visit. You can find our business hours, locations, and telephone numbers on our Contact Us page. We are eager to earn your business!