Select or click on the HOME BANKING button, then follow the steps below:

It is that simple.

Now you will be able to check account balances, view account histories, transfer funds from one of your accounts to another, and even request a withdrawal check to be sent to you by mail. This automatic sign-on provision will be available for 90 days so please take advantage of this opportunity you can.


Loans are available up to $15,000 for start-up and existing businesses.


Up to 48 months at 10% APR

  • Application fee: $25.00
  • Other fees: Collateral filing and processing fees of 3%


  • Must be a legal entity located on the South Side of Chicago (FOM)
  • Must maintain $100.00 account balance
  • No bankruptcy in the last two years
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Loans over $5,000.00 must be collateralized (auto or cash)
  • Can be used for establishment of a new business; expansion of an existing business; job creation and/or retention; purchase of equipment / machinery / supplies or inventory

How to apply

  • Open a business savings account for $125.00
  • Complete a loan application
  • Process may take up to ten days after submitting a complete application

Contact (773) 548-5500 for more information or visit to download an applicationDownload brochure here!






Gregg BrownSmartMoney-2015Dear Community Member,

On behalf of the Board of Directors,management and staff, I welcome you to our Credit Union! Established in 2003, the South Side Community Federal Credit Union (SSCFCU) not-for-profit community development financial institution.

Membership is open to anyone who lives, works, worships, attends school or who is a member of an organization on Chicago's South Side.

I'd like to encourage the membership to become more active, our growth and success depends upon your participation.

Gregg Brown,

President, South Side Community Federal Credit Union

Online Homebuyer Education and Counseling


South Side Community Federal Credit Union (SSCFCU) is a Community Development Financial Institution and has been offering Homebuyer Education and Counseling through it's HUD Approved Housing Counseling Center since 2004.

Its mission is to strengthen diverse Chicago Communities and to help open doors for hard working individuals and families desiring to become homeowners in the neighborhoods of their choice.

Click here to take the class today!


Apply for your mortgage on-line using SSCFCU's secure on-line mortgage application tool!  Fast and user friendly, get an on-line decision within minutes!

Sign up to receive: Rate Alerts, Personal Rate Alerts, Mortgage Quotes and get a free pre-qualification!
For more information, contact Delores Allen, Mortgage / Housing Director at 773-548-8859.

Apply Now!

Financial Classes

Come and learn about money management and achieving your financial goals!  The classes are free!

Classes are held at:

South Side Community Federal Credit Union

Call 773-548-8859 for more information and registration

Click to see the current schedule!

11th Anniversary


Revisit the 11th Anniversary Celebration through a slideshow of pictures from the evening!



Learn more about our partnership with the
South Side Community Economic Development Center

Download our Brochure!

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Come Join Us!

Joining the South Side Community Federal Credit Union is easy!

Come in and fill out an application, we would like to meet you! Applications are also available on-line, click here to download the application (Adobe Acrobat Reader required!)

Support the SSCFCU!

You can help the South Side Community Federal Credit Union further its mission! 

Consider a generous donation... it's "People Helping People!"


South Side Community Federal Credit Union

5401 S. Wentworth Avenue Suite 25
Chicago, IL 60609

Phone: 773-548-5500

Hours of Operation

Mon & Weds 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Friday 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Saturday 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Closed Tuesdays & Thursdays