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Value of Ownership
Access Credit Union is a democratic not-for-profit financial institution.  A board of directors, elected by the members, represent their interest in the credit union. Members own the credit union through their share savings accounts. There are no stock holders to pay.

Eligibility
There are several ways you may be eligible to join Access Credit Union.

  1. You are employed with a company that is already affiliated with Access Credit Union.
    Click here to see our affiliated compaines or Select Employer Groups (SEGs)

  2. If you live or work in any of the following Illinois communities:  Bellwood, Berkeley, Berwyn, Broadview, Brookfield, Cicero, Elmhurst, Forest Park, Hillside, Hinsdale, Lagrange, Lagrange Park, Maywood, Melrose Park, Northlake, North Riverside, Oak Brook, Oak Park, River Forest, Riverside, Stone Park, Westchester and residents and employees in  Chicago zip code 60616 and anyone who lives or works in the area bordered by: Lake Michigan on the East, California Ave on the West, Garfield Ave/55th Street on the South and Harrison Street on the North.

  3. If you are a family member of an Access Credit Union member, ask them to request a new member kit on your behalf.

  4. If your company or organization does not offer financial services from Access Credit Union and you would like information on how your organization can join, please call Tony Aquino at (708) 343-0228 X 1273 or send us a message.

How to Join
It’s easy to join the credit union! Simply e-mail or call us to request a new member kit, come into any Access Credit Union office, or click here to print out a new member kit.

If your current employer is part of the Access Credit Union family, your Human Resources Department can provide you with a new member kit. 

Once a Member Always a Member!
Changing  your residence or your job is a frequent occurrence in life.  Although you may have joined the credit union through the company you currently work for, your membership does not end if you leave your job.  When you become a member of Access Credit Union, you become a member for life!  So switch jobs, move out of state, or out of the country for that matter!  You will still be able to take advantage of low loan rates and high savings with your Access Credit Union membership.

Frequently Asked Questions by our new members

How do I sign up for Direct Deposit/Payroll Deduction?

Simply fill out a direct deposit/payroll deduction form available at the credit union or your payroll department. Most members sign-up for direct deposit/payroll deduction when they open their account but you can sign up for payroll deduction at any time during your membership. You can change your deduction at any time by filling out a new form.

The company where I am now employed does not belong to the credit union. How do I deposit my paycheck?

Most companies offer Direct Deposit. If your company does, all you need is your credit union account number and our ABA# 271081939. It’s that easy.

For the protection of our members and employees, as well as in the interest of protecting the assets of the Credit Union, the board of directors have formally adopted an expulsion policy.  This policy went into effect on November 1, 2004.  As members of Access Credit Union, you may obtain a copy of the policy by requesting it by phone or mail at our Broadview office.

Click here to print out a new member kit.

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