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Our mission at Acadia Federal Credit Union is based on our long and rich history that started in several small communities and with several smaller local credit unions throughout the St. John Valley.

Acadia Federal Credit Union as it is known today was created through the merger of six smaller community credit unions over the past century.

1952 – St. Agatha Federal Credit Union is founded and located at the Town Office

1963 – Fort Kent Federal Credit Union is founded to serve the parishioners of St. Louis Catholic Church as well as all residents in Fort Kent and was originally located in the basement of the St. Louis Convent

1963 – Frenchville Federal Credit Union is founded and located in the basement of the Post Office

1963 – Grand Isle Community Credit Union is founded to serve the residents of Grand Isle and Lille

1963 – St. Francis Community Credit Union is founded and located in the basement of the Post Office

1964 – Madawaska Federal Credit Union is founded and located in an old jail cell at the Madawaska Town Office

1965 – Fort Kent Federal Credit Union expands its field of membership to include residents of New Canada, Wallagrass, Eagle Lake, and Winterville

1967 – St. Agatha Federal Credit Union moves to a new location; a vacant store owned by founding member Emile Chasse located at 483 Main Street in St. Agatha

1969 – Madawaska Federal Credit Union outgrows the old jail cell and moves to a new location which is now home to the Accounting Firm of Plourde, Morneault & Dubay

1976 – Fort Kent Federal Credit Union moves to a new home at 8 East Main Street in Fort Kent. (currently, the St. John Valley Realty Office Building)

1982 – Frenchville and Madawaska Federal Credit Unions merge to become Madawaska/ Frenchville Federal Credit Union

1982 – St. Agatha Federal Credit Union moves to a new location at 315 Main Street in St. Agatha

1986 –Madawaska/ Frenchville Federal Credit is renamed La Vallée Federal Credit Union and the field of membership is expanded to serve people who reside, work or have blood relatives in the communities of Frenchville, Madawaska and St. David

1988 – La Vallée Federal Credit Union moves to a new location at 90 Main Street in Madawaska

1993 – Fort Kent Federal Credit Union moves to a new location at 9 East Main Street in Fort Kent

1999 – Grand Isle Community Federal Credit Union merges with La Vallée Federal Credit Union and the field of membership is expanded to include Grand Isle

2006 – Fort Kent and La Vallée Federal Credit Unions merge resulting in a newly named financial institution – Acadia Federal Credit Union

2007 – St. Francis Community Credit Union merges with Acadia Federal Credit Union

2012 – St. Agatha Federal Credit Union merges with Acadia Federal Credit Union.

2014 – Ashland branch opens for business.

After the most recent opening, we currently have five branch locations, over 10,000 members, and assets totaling over $152 million. Because Acadia Federal Credit Union has grown from small, member-focused community credit unions, we continue to stay true to our roots of service. After many years of serving the citizens and communities of the St. John River Valley, our mission today focuses on the rich traditions of our local communities and simply states:

Acadia Federal Credit Union – Providing quality services, maintaining financial stability, and investing in our local communities.