Welcome, United America West Federal Credit Union members.

Dear Members,
We are pleased to announce that the merger of United America West Federal Credit Union with Gain Federal Credit Union was approved, effective December 31, 2019.

We thank Linda Melendez, President and CEO of UAW FCU, for her support in uniting two long-time credit unions, each with a history of outstanding service to their members.

We are eager to have you as part of the Gain family. On behalf of our 21,000 fellow members, we look forward to serving you and your family’s financial needs.

Important Dates

March 31, 2020 – UAW FCU Branch on Nordhoff Street will permanently close. In-person transactions may be performed at our Pacoima or Burbank branch

March 31, 2020 – Last day to use your UAW FCU debit cards

April 1, 2020 – Accounts will be merged
  • UAW FCU accounts will become Gain FCU accounts as described in a letter you will receive from our CEO               
  • You can activate and begin using your Gain Federal Credit Union Debit Mastercard®

Week of April 7 – Your Gain FCU replacement checks will be sent to the address we have on file for your account

June 30, 2020 – Last day to use your UAW FCU checks

Gain FCU - UAW Merger Guide

We'll use this page to keep our new UAW members up to date on the latest happenings. Additionally, we've prepared a merger guide to step you through the process. Download it here for your introduction to Gain!

Three Things You can do to Get Started

We couldn't be happier to have you joining us, and we want to make it as seamless as possible for you to start enjoying everything Gain has to offer. Feel free to explore the site at your leisure, but in the meantime, we've got some suggestions for three quick things you can do to get started with Gain:


When it comes to credit cards, we've got options! Meet the three cards that are now available for UAW FCU members and decide which one best fits your needs. 

Learn More


Our mobile app gives you an unbeatable, secure way to access your account using your mobile device. It's like having the credit union in your pocket.

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If you have a UAW FCU checking account, you will receive a new Gain Debit Mastercard. You will receive your new Gain Debit Mastercard within the next few days. Upon receipt, please activate your card and begin using it on April 1, 2020.Gain debit Mastercard

Activate your debit card.
(866) 762-0558 - Call anytime from your primary phone.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who can I speak to regarding my auto worker benefits?

    While we stand ready to assist with all your financial needs, we realize that UAW FCU provided a connection between their members from the auto industry and their benefits providers. To that end, we’d like to provide you with the following contact information, should you need it:

    General Motor Employee/Retiree Phone numbers
    GM Pension Fidelity GM Benefits 800-489-4646
    Medical, Family Status Change 866-637-7555
    COBRA 800-489-4646
    Insurance/Basic Optional 800-489-4646
    GM Vehicle Purchasing 800-235-4646
    Social Security 800-772-1213
    UAW Retiree Benefits Representatives
    Judy Calhoun 866-782-6241 Gary Style 866-246-1428

  • What will happen to my automatic payments?

    Automatic debits or payments (insurance, gym membership, utilities, etc.) on your UAW FCU checking and saving accounts or UAW FCU debit card will cease on March 31, 2020. Please notify the businesses, merchants, utilities or government institutions of this change by providing them with your new Gain account information.

  • Will the UAW FCU branch on Nordhoff remain open?

    No, the current UAW branch on Nordhoff Street will be permanently closing after the close of business on March 31, 2020. Our Pacoima branch at 13168 Van Nuys Boulevard is just a short commute to the north and will be able to service all your needs.

  • How do I get copies of my UAW FCU account, loan statements and other documents?

    If you need statement copies or other information from your UAW FCU account, please call us directly at (818) 846-1710. There will be no fee to retrieve your UAW FCU account information.

  • How do I get a copy of a check which cleared on my UAW FCU checking account?

    If you need copies of check deposits made at the UAW FCU branch or drawn against your UAW FCU checking account, please call us directly at (818) 846-1710. There will be no fee to retrieve your UAW FCU account information.

  • When can I call to get live assistance over the phone?

    Our Call Center hours are Monday - Thursday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm; Friday, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm; Saturday, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm.

  • How can I get cash or do transactions on my Gain account?

    Using your Gain ATM or Debit Mastercard, you can withdraw money, make deposits and view balances at nearly 30,000 CO-OP ATMs nationwide. And with our mobile app, you can view your balances, make transfers, pay your bills, make check deposits and so much more from nearly anywhere.

  • How can I set up online banking ?

    Just contact the Call Center at (818) 846-1710 during regular business hours, and we’ll be happy to help you get set up.

  • How do I set up Direct Deposit?

    You will need to provide your new Gain account number and Gain’s routing number (322274116) to the HR/Payroll department or government agency which deposits the funds to your account.

  • I have a loan with UAW FCU. Will my payment date change?

    Your UAW FCU loan due date will remain the 28th of the month.

  • What type of loans does Gain offer?

    • Mortgage and Refinance
    • Home Equity and Home Equity Lines of Credit
    • New and Used Vehicles (purchase and refinance)
    • RV and Watercraft
    • Personal
    • Credit Cards