COVID-19 Information

Central Willamette is dedicated to the safety, health and well-being of our members, employees and the communities we serve. We want to ensure you that we are closely monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. All communications regarding this matter can be viewed below.

August 4, 2020 - COVID-19 Small Business Assistance Grant

Central Willamette has secured funding for small businesses in Benton, Douglas, Jackson, Josephine, Lane, Linn and Marion counties. Please review the criteria for your businesses eligibility and give us a call, text or email us for more information. Read More

June 30, 2020 - Mask Requirement

In accordance with the governor’s executive order, you’ll notice a few changes as we continue to help keep our members, team members, and community safe.

Effective July 1, face coverings are required at all locations. Children under 12 and those who require an accommodation or have an exemption under federal or state law are not required to wear a face covering. If you require an accommodation, please let us know.

June 1, 2020 - COVID-19 Phased Re-Entry

We are very proud and excited today to announce our branch plans during the COVID-19 phased re-entry. Read More

May 1, 2020 - SBA Payroll Protection Loan

As we continue working diligently to assist all of our members impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, Central Willamette is a proud participant in the Small Business Administration’s (SBA’s) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The second round of funding is currently underway and we are encouraging all interested small business members to get their applications in as soon as possible. Please reach out to us via email at You can also call or text us at 541.928.4536 and we will route your inquiry. Thank you, and stay well!

April 10, 2020 - How We're Continuing to Serve You Through COVID-19

Central Willamette remains open for business, and we’re serving you in new ways. As we continue to learn more about our ever-changing financial world we will keep you up-to-date via these email messages as well as posts on our social media accounts and our website. Here are a few things we think our family of members should know right now. Read More

March 27, 2020 - Text Messaging & Hours Update: A Message From Our CEO

We at Central Willamette understand that every one of our members is currently navigating uncharted territory. You each have unique needs right now, and we remain steadfast in our commitment to serving you through these trying times.  Read More

March 24, 2020 - Member Care Package: A Message From Our CEO

As your not-for-profit financial cooperative founded on the philosophy of “People Helping People” and tirelessly dedicated to Building Better Lives Together, Central Willamette is committed to navigating this new frontier alongside you, our members. Here are just a few of the things we currently have in place to help you weather any financial storms that may come your way. Read More

March 23, 2020 - Exciting update! You can now receive text messages from your Central Willamette. 

We are excited to now be offering our members the ability to receive CW alerts via text, and soon our representatives will also be able to communicate with you directly regarding your accounts via text message. You may periodically receive important messaging from us regarding business hours and other essential alerts, and you can opt-in to receive more special offers and information by texting CWCU to 74994. All text messages come with an option to opt-out, though we recommend you stay as up-to-date with your financial institution as possible during these ever-changing times. If you ever doubt the authenticity of a CW text, feel free to call us at 541.928.4536.

March 23, 2020 - UPDATE: Branch Services

Our North Albany Branch is currently closed to help support extended hours at other CW locations. Please use our full-service ATM, sign up for free remote services at, or visit our drive-up in Albany on Waverly Drive or Pacific Avenue, or in Corvallis on Circle Blvd. Thank you for your membership, and stay well!

March 20, 2020 - Saturday Change to North Albany Branch

Our North Albany Branch will be closed on Saturdays starting 3/21 to help support extended hours at other CW locations. We’re open on Saturday in Albany on Waverly Drive and Pacific Avenue, plus Corvallis, Lebanon and Salem. Stay well!

March 19, 2020 - Updated Business Hours: A Message from the CEO

As we navigate this new frontier and focus on the health of our communities, many things are changing. One thing that will never change is our commitment to serving you, our members. And make no mistake, we are open for business. Read More

March 17, 2020 - Investor Letter

Entering 2020, investors and the general public were extremely confident about the near-term state of the economy. The most telling indicator was the University of Michigan Consumer Confidence Index that reached very high levels relative to its historical average. Stock market valuations reflected that abundance of confidence. With confidence hovering at very high levels, the stage was set for a large and fast selloff in response to any shock that caused disruption. Enter the coronavirus. What's going to happen next? Read More

March 17, 2020 - Schedule an Appointment

We are now requesting that you schedule an appointment before visiting a branch. Please call us at 541.928.4536. Thank you! Read More

March 13, 2020 - Protecting Your Health: Covid-19 Update

The health and safety of our members and employees is paramount during this COVID-19 pandemic in the Pacific Northwest. Our hearts are with those impacted by this illness and we are continuing to take all appropriate steps to ensure every member of the Central Willamette family remains safe. Read More

March 9, 2020 -  Our Response to the Coronavirus Outbreak

As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) begins to have an increased impact in the Pacific Northwest, it’s important to our Management Team and our Board of Directors that we connect with you to share more about the steps we’re taking across our Credit Union to keep you, your family, and our employees healthy. Read More