Justice Federal Credit Union offers special assistance to aid members impacted by the federal government shutdown

CHANTILLY, VA (January 4, 2019) — As the impact of the Federal Government shutdown on Federal workers continues into day 14, Justice Federal Credit Union stands ready to assist its’ Members confronted with financial hardship.

The Credit Union is offering special assistance in the form of an unsecured, low interest rate loan and deferred payments to Members furloughed, as a result of the Federal Government shutdown.

Members with a minimum of six months of membership with Justice Federal may request a Special Assistance Loan up to their net pay, not to exceed $3,000 with direct deposit required for the loan proceeds. Members may opt to defer their first loan payment for up to 90 days.

Special Assistance Loans will be funded to Members who have been approved once their payroll by the Federal Government has ceased. Proof of furlough is required and loans are subject to credit approval. Members may apply for the Special Assistance Loan online by visiting

In addition, Members in good standing with a Justice Federal consumer loan, or credit card may defer loan payments and request assistance with a Justice Federal First Mortgage Loan. For eligibility, qualifications and restrictions, Members should contact the Credit Union at 800.550.5328.

Justice Federal has 28 branches, two call centers, over 3,500 Shared Branches and a network of over 150,000 surcharge-free ATMs worldwide, along with free Online and Mobile banking, to provide Members convenient access to their accounts. Members may visit to find their nearest branch, Shared Branch, or ATM location.


About Justice Federal Credit Union

Justice Federal Credit Union serves nearly 63,000 members, with assets over $953M, and is headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia. The member owned, financial cooperative provides financial services nationwide exclusively to employees of the Department of Justice, the Department of Homeland Security, the Georgia Department of Public Safety, law enforcement communities, their family members, related associations, and contractors. Locations include Los Angeles California, Miami Florida, Atlanta and Forsyth Georgia, Chicago Illinois, New York, Houston and Dallas/Ft. Worth Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. For additional information, visit


Pat Duke
Assistant Vice President Strategic Partnerships & Initiatives
Phone: 703.480.5300

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