Credit Counseling

Gwen’s Helping Hands, LLC, is partnered with Chicago Patrolmen's Federal Credit Union to provide credit education, financial counseling, budgeting assistance, credit improvement, debt consolidation, debt restructuring, collection agency assistance, checking account management, mortgage qualification, and credit establishment for the first time or re-establishment once corrected.  

Perhaps your credit has changed due to circumstances beyond your control. Gwen’s Helping Hands is here to help you regain control of your finances and plan better for your financial future. Gwendolyn M. Hawkins is a Certified Credit Union Financial Counselor (CCUFC) with over 25 years of experience in the credit union industry.

Take advantage of Gwen’s help, which is offered confidentially and FREE OF CHARGE for members of Chicago Patrolmen's Federal Credit Union. To contact Gwen, please call 312-499-8813, or email

Tip of the Month: New Information About Credit Freezes

Looking for stronger ways to protect your credit?

Thanks to a new federal law, now you can get free credit freezes and year-long fraud alerts.

Effective September 21, 2018:

Free credit freezes

Free child credit freezes

You will need to go to each website to place the freezeTRANSUNION, EQUIFAX AND EXPERIAN.


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  • Chicago Patrolmen's Federal Credit Union Headquarters
  • 1407 W. Washington Blvd.
  • Chicago, IL 60607
  • 312-726-8814