A Credit Union for Haringey
Haringey Council is working in partnership with London Capital Credit Union across the borough. The Credit Union is a savings and loans co-operative owned and controlled by its members. It offers easy ways to save and great value loans plus they are local and more ethical.
- You can find out more at London Capital Credit Union (external link)
What is a Credit Union?
As a member of London Capital Credit Union you can now access a range of affordable financial products. As a member you will also own a share of the co-operative and will normally receive a dividend on your savings or a rebate on interest paid on your borrowings. The objectives of the Credit Union are to:
- promote saving
- offer low cost loans
- deal with debt
- educate members in the wise management of their money
- reduce poverty
How do I join?
Membership is open to anyone who lives or works or studies or worships in Haringey, Barnet, Camden, City of London, Hackney or Islington, or is a member of, or an employee of The Co-operative Group in London and the South East Region.
You can join London Capital Credit Union online (external link) or alternatively you can print off the membership form in the attached files section below, complete it and send it to the London Capital Credit Union at the following address:
- London Capital Credit Union
Jeremy Hopgood Rooms
129 St. John's Way
London N19 3RQ
As part of our commitment to supporting the borough’s families and encouraging responsible money management, we have joined with the London Capital Credit Union to offer £20 to every child in school Year 6 or Year 7 in the borough to open a Young Savers account.
We want our children to be given the opportunity to learn about different financial options and how they will manage their money as they get older, and we are determined to help where we can.
By opening an account, your child will join up to 2,200 pupils across the borough getting into the savings habit early and learning how to avoid risky and high-interest borrowing in later life.
We will put £20 into every Young Savers account opened for a Year 6 or Year 7 child and this amount will be ‘locked in’ for one year to encourage pupils to add to their savings.
To claim your child’s £20, simply print and fill out the Haringey Young Savers application form (PDF, 91KB) and send to London Capital Credit Union at the address above.
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