Become a Member
If you live, work or study in Washington Heights, West Harlem or Inwood (or if you have graduated from the Getting Ahead course or have been referred by a Single Stop or Financial Empowerment Center site), becoming a member of Neighborhood Trust Federal Credit Union is easy. By simply opening a savings account, you instantly become a member/shareholder of our community development credit union. Neighborhood Trust is a non-profit cooperative that provides services similar to a commercial bank--but with a mission to strengthen our community. Democratically owned and controlled by members, we are committed to helping our members' access affordable savings accounts, loans and other financial services. Federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration, Neighborhood Trust's sole focus is on empowering members of our community to become informed financial consumers. Come in and see us--we are your neighbor.
How to Open an Account
To become a member you simply open a Savings/Share Account at Neighborhood Trust, bring the following into the credit union and ask for one of our member services representatives:
- Print and fill out a NEIGHBORHOOD TRUST MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION today from the PDF format.
- Valid government issued photo ID: a driver?s license, a passport or any foreign government photo ID.
- Proof of address: a lease agreement; a recent utility, telephone, or credit card bill; or official correspondence.
- Social Security Number (if available, but not required!) or ITIN (Individual Tax Identify Number--we help with ITIN applications).
- Just $5: minimum first deposit in your Savings (Share) Account.
Learn how to get a FREE Savings and Checking account once you are a graduate of our Getting Ahead Program, if you would like more information and to learn more about CREDIT UNION FINANCIAL EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES you may stop by the credit union anytime to speak to Jonathan Rollins, our Financial Advisor at Neighborhood Trust. You may also email JONATHAN ROLLINS or call him at (212) 740-0900, extension 317.