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Flathead Valley – (406) 862-2652

Missoula – (406) 728-4475

Whitefish
1300 Baker Ave
Whitefish, MT 59937
Fax: 406.862.2658
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Missoula Great Northern
2300 Great Northern Ave.
Missoula, MT 59808
Fax: 406.728.0257
Loan Dept Fax: 406.541.6128
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Columbia Falls
1015 9th Street West
Columbia Falls, MT 59912
Fax: 406.892.3999
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Brooks Branch
4055 Brooks St., Suite C
Missoula, MT 59804
Fax: 406.541.9712
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Kalispell Sunset Branch
660 Sunset Blvd
Kalispell, MT 59901
Fax: 406.755.4436
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Missoula Expressway
4500 Expressway Blvd
Missoula, MT 59808 *ATM only
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Evergreen
2181 Hwy 2 E. Sp 10
Kalispell, MT 59901
Fax: (406)-755-3847
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Lobby Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday – 9 am – 5:30 pm Thursday 10 am – 6 pm
Drive-Up: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday – 7:30 am – 6 pm
Thursday 10 am – 6 pm
Contact Center: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday – 7 am – 7pm Thursday 10 am – 7 pm
Closed Saturday and Sunday

Our Mission

We will be the best place for the people of western Montana to get a loan.

 

Park Side Pillars

  • Pride
  • Professionalism
  • Passion
  • Purpose

 

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

We realize there are many questions associated with being a Park Side Credit Union member in addition to questions non-members may have about Credit Unions and our services. We’ve compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions below. If you don’t see an answer to your question(s) below, feel free to contact us and return to this page often as we will be adding more answers to your questions soon.

Q – What do I need to open an account?
A – Individual: Driver’s License, Social Security Card, $5, Proof of Address
Child: Certified copy of birth certificate, Social Security Card, $5
Business: Because business accounts differ for each situation, please contact a staff member for specific account opening requirments.

Q – What is the ABA Routing and Transit number?
A – 292978005

Q – How do I activate my debit card/PIN?
A – Call 866-985-2273

Q – Do you accept Canadian currency?
A – No

Q – Do you have an on-site coin machine?
A – No, however we would be happy to supply you with coin rolls

Q – Does Park Side Credit Union sell or share my email or account information with third parties?
A – Absolutely not

Q – What can I do if I suspect fraudulent activity on my account(s)?
A – You can contact us directly at your local branch

Q – What happens if I get a suspicious email that claims it is from Park Side Credit Union
A – You can forward the email to our fraud department at infor@parksidefcu.com

 

Park Side History at a Glance

1965 – Whitefish Great Northern Federal Credit Union started on the front porch of Minor Stocking’s home to serve the employees of the Great Northern Railroad and their family members.

1973 – The credit union moved to its own building at 504 Railway Street in Whitefish and changed its name to Whitefish BN Federal Credit union.

1975 – Changed name to Lake-Mountain BN Federal Credit Union.

1976 – Changed name to BN Park Federal Credit Union. Over the next 20 years the credit union added Select Employer Groups (SEG) to its field of membership. If you wanted to become a member of the credit union you had to be an employee or a family member from one of our employer groups.

1998 – Changed name to Parkside Federal Credit Union to better represent its changing and expanding field of membership.

1999 – Columbia Falls Aluminum Credit Union who served employees and their family members who worked for Columbia Falls Aluminum Company merged in to Parkside Federal Credit Union.

2001 – Built current Columbia Falls location

2002 – Changed name to Park Side Federal Credit Union (two words).

2003 – Converted charter to serve all of Flathead County as an underserved area. Any person living, working, attending school or worshipping in Flathead County qualifies for membership with Park Side Federal Credit Union.

2003 – During the fall of 2003 opened Kalispell branch.

2004 – Received our Low-Income designation.

2007 – Flathead School Employee’s FCU who served Flathead school district and their family members merged in to Park Side FCU.

2007 – Merged in Flathead Credit Union July 31st.

2008 – Moved into the current building at 1300 Baker Avenue in June

2012 – Opened a loan office/satellite branch in Evergreen

2013 – Secured a state charter in order to expand field of membership to include eleven counties in Montana

2014 – New data system conversion

2014 – New logo and branding

2014 – Merger with Gateway Community Federal Credit Union

2015 – 50 years of service to the Flathead and now Missoula