CO-OP Shared Branches and Allpoint ATMs
Input your address below to locate an HTFFFCU branch, Shared Branch and/or free Allpoint ATM near you! Scroll down below for more information about credit union hours, holiday hours or to learn more about CO-OP Shared Branches and Allpoint.
As a member of the Allpoint ATM Network your credit union offers you access to over 800 surcharge free ATMs in the Houston area. One in 12 of all ATMs in the U.S. is in the Allpoint Network, making it the largest network in the country.
Allpoint's surcharge free ATMs are located across the country in local, regional and national retail merchants. They include merchants such as Target, Walgreen's, CVS, Kroger, Shop Rite, Costco, and many, many more!
Use your card at any ATM displaying the Allpoint logo to access your account 24 hours a day. You can enjoy an unlimited number of surcharge-free transactions!
Notice to Allpoint users: If the surcharge screen appears during your Allpoint ATM transaction press “yes” to accept the surcharge and proceed with your withdrawal. You will not be charged or we will refund your money.
CO-OP Shared Branches
Being part of the CO-OP Shared Branch Network allows members of participating credit unions to do their banking at any credit union in the network.
This means that if you are not located near one of our three locations or you are out of town on vacation or business you can conduct your credit union business at a participating credit union or self service location near you. With 5,671 physical locations, CO-OP has recently become the second largest network of financial institutions in the country.
What is Shared Branching?
Shared Branching is a network of credit unions that will allow “Guest Members” from any participating credit union to conduct transactions at a participating credit union. Credit unions are sharing their branches so that members will have access to over 5,100 locations nationwide.
Shared Branching FAQs
What transactions can I perform at a Shared Branch?
- Withdrawals ($750 maximum)
- Balance Inquiries
- Loan Payments
- Transaction Histories (Last 10 transactions)
- Money Orders
- Traveler's Cheques
- Cashier's Checks
How can I find the nearest Shared Branch?Download the mobile apps by clicking on the links above. Or click here to find the shared branching location closest to you. Put your information in the search engine and you can find the Shared Branches participating in your area. Or, select a state and view every participating credit unions in that state. Also, you can link to this website directly from the HTFFFCU home page.
What is the difference between a Shared Branch and HTFFFCU?Policies at a Shared Branch may differ from those at HTFFFCU, for instance:
- Length of check holds: a minimum of 2 business days
- You will need to completely fill out transaction slips
- Valid identification is required at each visit
- Drive Thru not always available to “Guest Members” at participating credit unions.
What information can I not get from a Shared Branch?
- Answers to questions or concerns with your statement
- Any account information over the phone
- HTFFFCU Loan, Savings, and other rates
- Direct Deposit and Automatic Transfer set ups
What do I need to bring with me to perform a transaction at a Shared Branch?
- Valid photo ID with signature (Driver’s License, Passport, Military ID)
- Know your Credit Union name (Houston Texas Fire Fighters Federal Credit Union)
- Account Number (Shared Branches do not have the ability to look up your account number by name or social security number)
How long does it take for the transaction to reach my acccount?The transaction is “real time” which means it is immediately posted to your account.
Can check holds be released?Yes, after reviewing the check, HTFFFCU can decide whether or not to release the hold. Please contact the Call Center if you need your transaction reviewed.
Can I deposit checks made payable to my DBA?Yes, only if the account is set up in the DBA name.
Can I do a cash advance from my credit cards at the Shared Branch?You may be able to do a cash advance at a Shared Branch, if they accept credit cards. In that instance, you may be subject to any fees or charges imposed by those Shared Branches.
Do the Shared Branches have coin machines for our use?If any of the other participating Shared Branches have coin machines that you can use, you may be subject to any fees or charges that are the policies of those credit unions.
Other Important Information:
If you have a password on your account, the Shared Branch may not have access to that information and therefore may not ask for you to provide it.
If you have any alerts on your account such as Update Address, See Collections or Garnishments, you may not be able to do any transactions at the Shared Branches until those have been take care of with us.
A cash back transaction of $500 or more may require a thumb print.
Transactions made after 7 p.m. will be posted on the next business day.
No third party check will be accepted.
A separate deposit slip for Shared Branching will be available at the participating credit unions in the network.