SafeAmerica Credit Union
is a 242 million dollar, federally insured, state chartered 30,000 member, natural person credit union
operating from four public and two company branches in the San Francisco Bay Area
. The headquarters are in Pleasanton, California
SafeAmerica was founded in 1953
to serve the financial needs of local Safeway Inc.
employees. The credit union added Select Employee Groups (SEGs) over time and in December 2002, they became a community chartered credit union serving four counties.
Individuals living, working, worshiping, or attending school in the following California
counties can join SafeAmerica Credit Union: Alameda County, California
, Contra Costa County, California
, San Mateo County, California
, or Santa Clara County, California
. Employees of SafeAmerica's Select Employer Groups (SEGs), and all immediate family members of current members are also invited to join.
Companies in the service area can offer credit union benefits by becoming a SEG. This is a standard process for credit unions.
SafeAmerica Credit Union offers these services:
SafeAmerica annually sponsors a scholarship program for five members heading to college.
The credit union is active with indirect lending through a CUSO called Credit Union Direct Lending (CUDL).