Empowering Financial Resilience: United Way of Chester County Collaborates with Citadel Credit Union and Open Hearth, Inc. to Provide Remote Financial Services Navigation

United Way of Chester County, in partnership with Citadel Credit Union and Open Hearth, Inc., is pleased to introduce a groundbreaking initiative designed to improve access to essential financial services. Building on the success of the pilot program in late 2023, this ongoing initiative will continue throughout 2024, offering remote financial services navigation to clients on the second Saturday of each month at select Citadel Credit Union locations from 10am to 1pm. Upcoming dates include January 13, February 10 and March 9.

Recognizing the fundamental role of financial well-being in a thriving community, United Way of Chester County, Citadel Credit Union, and Open Hearth, Inc. share a commitment to empowering individuals with the tools necessary for financial stability. Through this strategic partnership, experts from the Financial Stability Center will provide personalized assistance, focusing on budgeting, savings strategies, and navigating various financial resources.

Christopher Saello, President and CEO of United Way of Chester County, expressed enthusiasm about the partnership, stating, “At United Way, we believe in creating lasting impact by addressing the root causes of challenges faced by our community. By joining forces with Citadel Credit Union and Open Hearth, Inc., we are proud to offer accessible and expert financial guidance to those in need. Together, we can build a stronger, more resilient community where everyone has the opportunity to thrive.”

Locations where these services will be available include:

  • Citadel Credit Union | 558 Kimberton Road, Phoenixville, PA 19460
  • Citadel Credit Union | 105 Commons Drive, Oxford, PA 19363
  • Citadel Credit Union | 4052 West Lincoln Highway, Parkesburg, PA 19365

United Way of Chester County encourages members of the community to take advantage of this opportunity to enhance their financial well-being and contribute to the overall prosperity of Chester County. While appointments are recommended, walk-ins are also welcome. To schedule an appointment or for further information, individuals can call 610-280-1023.