Illinois Community Credit Union began in 1935 as Sycamore Community Credit Union, when community leaders came together to form a financial institution that was owned by, and operated for the benefit of, the people of Sycamore and the surrounding area. Started in the midst of the Great Depression, Sycamore Community Credit Union provided a place where local residents could borrow at reasonable rates and have a safe haven for their life savings. In 1996, as Sycamore Community Credit Union grew to serve other communities in DeKalb County and the surrounding areas, we changed our name to Illinois Community Credit Union. Though our name changed, our original values and commitment to serving our community remained the same. Today, Illinois Community Credit Union continues to look to the future and expand our reach in the communities we serve, bringing new products, lower fees, great rates, and the multitude of other benefits that come with being a credit union member.