History, Philosophy & Mission

Since 1967, Susquehanna Valley Federal Credit Union has provided financial services to the West Shore and beyond. 

Begun by a group of educators from the West Shore School District, the Credit Union operated for the first 12 years from the home of the treasurer and founder. During these years we offered services only to those who belonged to Select Employee Groups (SEGs), and grew to 1,500 members and $1.2 million in assets. During the period from 1979 to 1987 the Credit Union served members from several leased locations and continued to grow. Two smaller credit unions were merged and we added a number of new groups, primarily school districts. By the end of this eight-year period, we had grown to $14 million in assets and 4,000 members.

In 1987 we purchased and occupied a building on Slate Hill Road. From 1987 until 2001 the Credit Union thrived from this location. In the 1990s with a community charter on the horizon, the Credit Union's name was changed to Susquehanna Valley FCU to better reflect its growing field of membership.

SVFCU did continue to grow, adding members and services. We were so successful that we outgrew the building and in December of 2001 operations were moved to the current location at 3850 Hartzdale Drive in Camp Hill, PA.  In June of 2008, SVFCU converted to a community charter serving Cumberland, Dauphin and Perry counties. Also in 2008, a branch location was opened at 339 East Park Drive, Harrisburg PA to better serve members in Dauphin County. Today as a full service, community chartered federal credit union, SVFCU provides a wide array of quality financial services to over 6,000 members.

Susquehanna Valley Federal Credit Union's Mission is to provide quality financial services for our membership at competitive prices while at the same time working to ensure the safety and soundness of the Credit Union through effective management of its resources.


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