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About Us

Established June 2, 1955, Hartford Hospital Employees Credit Union, renamed Hartford Healthcare Credit Union in 1993, and Hartford Healthcare Federal Credit Union in 2006, began during a time of optimism and growth. As part of the growth, the credit union gave hard-working people employed at the hospital an opportunity to control their financial lives and plan for their future. Since then, our guiding principle has been to provide products that allow members to manage their finances, while delivering exceptional service.

We are a not-for-profit, financial institution, with a volunteer board of directors, and our members are owners not just customers, and each member has a vote. Our profits are re-invested in our members in the form of lower rates on loans and lower fees on products and services.

In 2018, we changed our name from Hartford Healthcare Federal Credit Union to Wellness Federal Credit Union. Our new name was representative of our 2016 Charter change expanding our field of membership to all employees, independent contractors, or self-employed persons who work regularly in the health care industry throughout the State of Connecticut.    

Today, we offer a comprehensive list of products and services including, checking with debit card, online banking, mobile app, mobile check deposit, bill pay, secure message communication, secure file upload, and so much more.

We are dedicated to encouraging overall financial well-being and strive to bring value to every member.  Our focus is built on safety and soundness. We are financially stable and we continuously invest in products and services that ensure member funds and data are secure. Additionally, member deposits are insured up to $250,000 by the National Credit Union Administration.

We have been busy redesigning our website and hope you will find the new redesign fresh, relatable, engaging, easy to use, and a valuable source of information. 

The new website provides an optimal online experience for members with these new features:

  • Secure email
  • Streamlined navigation menus
  • Improved calculators
  • Updated content
  • Improved ADA (American with Disabilitites Act) compliance
  • Upgraded hosting security
  • Enhanced website security

The website offers electronic functionality, including:

  • Accessing online banking
  • Applying for a loan
  • Sharing documents via secure site (LeapFile)
  • Sending secure emails
  • Calculating loan payments

It also offers valuable information, such as:

  • Product details (including instructions and requirements)
  • Rates
  • Commonly used forms
  • Disclosures
  • Contact information
  • Important phone numbers
  • Financial resources, and so much more

Our website is central to serving our members - it is our primary method of communication, includes a comprehensive list of our offerings, and is a valuable source of financial information. 

If you have questions or concerns, please reach out to me at  As always, we appreciate the opportunity to serve your financial needs and the trust you put in us.

Best Regards, 

Cheryl A. Calabrese
Chief Executive Officer
Wellness Federal Credit Union

Board of Directors

  • Raymond Kowalski, Chairperson
  • Bobi McNeil, Treasurer
  • Timothy Squires, Secretary
  • Sally Moore
  • Steven Ross
  • Angel Rentas
  • Patricia Wettlaufer

Supervisory Committee

  • Mark Cesaro