At California Bear Credit Union, you’re more than just an account holder – you’re a member of a cooperative organization that’s committed to your best interests! Because we are a co-op, we serve a group of people who share a common bond.

You are eligible to become a member of California Bear Credit Union if:

  • You are employed by the State of California.
  • You are an employee one of our sponsor companies.
  • You are employed by an organization that qualifies for United Defense Subsidiary membership.
  • You live, work, worship, or attend school in one of our Metro Los Angeles community zip codes.
  • Anyone in your immediate family is a current member.

Once you become a member, you can stay a member as long as you maintain an active Savings Account with us (even if you change employers, move to a different zip code, or retire). We’re here to support you for life.

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You are eligible to become a member of California Bear Credit Union if you are employed by any of our eligible sponsor companies.

Active Sales Company
American Web
Beverly Healthcare Rehabilitation
C.W. Cole, Inc
California Film Extruders & Converters Association
California Museum of Science & Industry Foundation
Chrome Crankshaft Co. Inc
Cleveland Golf
Comant Industries, Inc
Commerce Pharmacy
Commercial Sandblast
Comper Inc dba Computer Peripherals Resources
Community Redevelopment Agency of Los Angeles
Contico International, Inc
Crippled Children’s Society of L.A. (Ability First)
Dub Harris, Inc
Dynasty Home Health
Foote Axle & Forge Co., Inc
Grancell, Lebovitz, Stander, Rubens and Thomas
Hartwell Corporation
Hillside Memorial Park and Mortuary
Housing Authority
Jewish Home of the Aging of Greater Los Angeles
Kane, Ballmer & Berkman
Livingston Graham
Lewis Industries Inc.
M.F.I. Products
Mount Sinai Memorial Park and Mortuary
New Otani Hotel & Gardens
North L.A. Regional Center
Orchard Dale Water District
P.P. Manufacturing
Pacific Mechanical Supply
Pioneer Stationers
Premiere Ins Replacement Serv
Reed’s Trailer Repair
R.J. Soda
Roberts Manufacturing
Roselm Industries, Inc
San Lorenzo Nursery Co
Santa Fe Industrial Plastic
So Central L.A. Regional Ctr
Spatron, Inc
Standard Precision, Inc
Talco Plastic Inc.
Vans Lift Gate Equipment
Uni-Kem, Inc
United Air Conditioning
United Steel Corp.
U.S. Trans Tech, Inc
Western Lithograph
Westside Regional Center

Our United Defense Subsidiary membership is open to all employees of the following organizations:

  • Defense Contract Management District West
  • Defense Contract Audit Agency
  • Defense Documentation Center
  • Defense Supply Audit Agency
  • Defense Investigative Service of Los Angeles

Retirees of these organizations are also eligible for membership. Once you join, your immediate family members can too!

Any and all natural persons who live, regularly work, currently attend school or regularly worship in Metro Los Angeles, CA, including the following cities and each city’s corresponding zip code(s), are eligible for membership.

CommunityEligible Zip Codes
Los Angeles90001, 90002, 90003, 90006, 90007, 90008, 90011, 90012, 90013, 90014, 90015, 90017, 90018, 90021, 90022, 90023, 90026, 90031, 90032, 90037, 90039, 90043, 90044, 90047, 90057, 90058, 90059, 90061, 90062, 90063, 90065, 90071, 90089
Boyle Heights90033
Eagle Rock90041
Highland Park90042

If you have questions or need help, please visit a branch or call us at (800) 954-BEAR (2327).