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Please watch this space for important updates about CSE’s COVID-19 prevention and response.

Updated: Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. CST

-We are able to safely reopen our Moss Bluff Branch, but services are limited to drive-thru only at this time.

-Currently available: drive-thrus at all Branches and all ATM locations.

-We encourage and remind you to utilize the digital resources available to you through CSE Online and the CSE Mobile App, available 24/7 to Members.

Updated: Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. CST

-We are able to safely reopen our Sulphur Branch, but services are limited to drive-thru only at this time.

-Currently available: drive-thrus at our Lake Charles, Sulphur and Jennings Branches and all ATM locations.

Moss Bluff Branch remains closed temporarily until further notice.

-We encourage and remind you to utilize the digital resources available to you through CSE Online and the CSE Mobile App, available 24/7 to Members.

Updated: Monday, July 6, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. CST

The following modifications to our operations will occur on Tuesday, July 7, 2020:

-Financial services are limited to drive-thrus only at our Lake Charles and Jennings Branches.

Moss Bluff and Sulphur Branches are closed temporarily until further notice.

-We encourage and remind you to utilize the digital resources available to you through CSE Online and the CSE Mobile App, available 24/7 to Members.

Updated: Sunday, July 4, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. CST

The following adjustment will begin on Monday, July 6, 2020:

Moss Bluff Branch will be closed temporarily until further notice.

-All other CSE branch lobbies will remain open for regular business hours.

Updated: Friday, June 11, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. CST

On Monday, June 15, 2020CSE branch lobbies will resume regular business hours. Based on the official order for Phase 2 of a Resilient Louisiana, signed by Gov. Edwards on June 4th, capacity will remain limited in all lobbies until further notice. We ask that you continue to use our drive-thrus and online/mobile banking options when conducting most normal transactions.

For security purposes, if you do wear a mask into one of our branches, you will be asked to remove it from your face momentarily for identification before any transaction can be completed. Do not enter the lobby if you are sick, or have been in the last 24 hours.

Lobby Hours

Drive-Thru Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
8:00 am – 5:00 pm 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Wednesday Wednesday
9:00 am – 5:00 pm 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Social distancing measures will be in place and required by staff and the public. We will be continuing increased sanitizing procedures.

Your patience and understanding are greatly appreciated during this time. If you have any questions, please reach out to us at 337-477-2000.

Thanks for choosing CSE!

Updated: Friday, May 15, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. CST

On Wednesday, May 20, 2020, CSE will begin opening all branch lobbies to the public with limited hours and limited entry until further notice, based on the guidelines released by Governor John Bel Edwards. We ask that you continue to use our drive-thrus and online/mobile banking options when conducting most normal transactions. These have proven to be safe and convenient methods for our Members to conduct most routine financial transactions.

For security purposes, if you do wear a mask into one of our branches, you will be asked to remove it from your face momentarily for identification before any transaction can be completed. Do not enter the lobby if you are sick, or have been in the last 24 hours.

Lobby Hours

Drive-Thru Hours

Monday – Friday Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
10:00 am – 2:00 pm 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Social distancing measures will be in place and required by staff and the public. We will be conducting increased sanitizing procedures as access to certain areas open up.

There will be no public restrooms available.

Your patience and understanding are greatly appreciated during this time. If you have any questions, please reach out to us at 337-477-2000.

Thanks for choosing CSE!

Updated: Friday, April 17, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. CST

The following adjustment will begin on Monday, April 20, 2020:

Jennings Branch will re-open for drive-thru service only.

The following modifications remain in place:

-All branch drive-thru hours will remain open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Wednesday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

All lobbies closed to the public.

Updated: Friday, April 3, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. CST

The following adjustment to our hours of operation will begin on Monday, April 6, 2020:

Lake Charles, Sulphur and Moss Bluff branches drive-thru only; Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Wednesday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The following modifications remain in place:

All lobbies closed to the public.

-Jennings Branch closed until further notice.

Updated: Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. CST

The following modifications to our operations have been made as of Tuesday, March 31st.

Jennings Branch will be closing temporarily as of April 1, 2020, until further notice.

Lake Charles, Sulphur and Moss Bluff branches will remain open with financial services currently limited to drive-thru only; Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Wednesday 9 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Updated: Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 4:10 p.m. CST

The following modifications to our operations remain in place as of Tuesday, March 24th.

-Financial services are limited to drive-thrus only at all of our branch locations. All CSE lobbies will be closed until further notice.

-We’ve prepared our employees and re-emphasized existing sanitation and illness policies, including frequent and proper handwashing.

– We’ve emphasized what employees can do to keep themselves and others safe, including not touching one’s face, and staying home if sick.

-We encourage and remind you to utilize the digital resources available to you through CSE Online and the CSE Mobile App, available 24/7 to Members.

We are prepared to provide financial guidance and discuss solutions that may be available to you during this unprecedented hardship. Please click here for more information regarding our Financial Hardship Assistance Program for those financially impacted by COVID-19.

Should you find yourself in need of financial assistance, please contact us directly at 337.477.2000 to discuss your options.

Updated: Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. CST

At CSE, the health and wellness of our members and employees remains at the top of our priorities. With this in mind, we have been closely monitoring the rapidly-changing situation around COVID-19 (coronavirus), responding to new information as it arises and preparing for all possible scenarios, with the goal of continuing to safely serve our Members.

Out of an abundance of caution, we have taken the following steps based on the guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for “community mitigation strategies” to limit the spread of COVID-19:

-We have modified operations to be able to continue to serve Members. As of Wednesday, March 18, 2020 we are limiting our financial services to drive-thrus only at all of our branch locations. All CSE lobbies will be closed until further notice.

-We’ve prepared our employees and re-emphasized existing sanitation and illness policies, including frequent and proper handwashing.

– We’ve emphasized what employees can do to keep themselves and others safe, including not touching one’s face, and staying home if sick.

-We encourage and remind you to utilize the digital resources available to you through CSE Online and the CSE Mobile App, available 24/7 to Members.

-We are prepared to provide financial guidance and discuss solutions that may be available to you during this unprecedented hardship. Please click here for more information regarding our Financial Hardship Assistance Program for those financially impacted by COVID-19.

In conclusion, we will always follow the guidance of local, state and national officials. Should you find yourself in need of financial assistance, please contact us directly at 337.477.2000 to discuss your options.

Updated: Monday, March 16, 2020 at 1:40 p.m. CST

 
At CSE, the health and wellness of our members and employees remains at the top of our priorities. At this time, we are monitoring and following all guidelines from the Centers of Disease Control (CDC) and our local government leadership, as well.
 
If you are experiencing any illnesses or have been in contact with illnesses, we request members to utilize the Drive-Thru access only, at this time to ensure the safe and healthy working conditions for both member and staff. Please remember these convenient ways to connect with us in order to avoid public spaces and direct contact with others.
 
Digital Resources
Log in to CSE Online via desktop or our free CSE Mobile App to:
-Check your account balance(s)
-Transfer money between accounts
-Deposit checks remotely
-Pay your monthly bills with Bill Pay
-Pay other people directly with Popmoney
-Report credit or debit card fraud, or a lost or stolen card
-Set up card fraud alerts and customizable account alerts with CardValet
 
Learn more about CSE Online at https://www.csefcu.org/e-services/cse-online/
 
ATM Access
CSE has more than 30,000 surcharge-free ATMs nationwide.
Find ATMs near you at https://www.culiance.com/atmlocator/?charterNum=05086
 
Debit & Credit Cards
Your CSE Visa® Debit and Credit Cards give you immediate access to your money. Your cards are safer and more convenient than carrying cash or checks.
 
Member Services
Contact us at 377.477.2000 during normal business hours if you have additional questions regarding your account. If you need after hours online/mobile access support call us at 337.477.2000 and select option 6 Monday-Friday from 5:00 p.m. to midnight or weekends/holidays from 6:00 a.m. to midnight.
 
Drive Thru Hours:
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. M, T, Th, F
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Wednesday
 
Member Hotline:
888.699.3499

Friday, March 13, 2020: Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

As fellow members of the communities we serve, we understand the concerns and uncertainties surrounding COVID-19. At CSE, the health and wellness of our members and associates remains at the top of our priorities. At this time, we are monitoring and following all guidelines from the Centers of Disease Control (CDC) and our local goverment leadership, as well.

At this time, our branches remain open and ready to serve you. We encourage and remind you to utilize the digital resources available to you through CSE Online and the CSE Mobile App , available 24/7 to Members.

We continue to monitor this quickly evolving situation and are here to assist our Members as needed. Should you find yourself in need of financial assistance, please contact us at 337.477.2000 to discuss your options.

For additional information about COVID-19, visit the CDC at cdc.gov

Empower by Fashion: Clothing for a Cause

Get ready to clean out your closets because CSE is hosting a clothing drive September 3rd-10th! Our mission is to help people build financial success, so we’re partnering with Louisiana Workforce Commission to help empower men and women by providing them with professional attire so they can thrive in their work life.

How can you help? Go through your closets and help us spread the word; encourage your friends to do the same! Keep in mind that not every job requires a suit and tie—some places of employment want their employees to wear jeans or scrubs. Our goal is to help men and women dress for the job they’re interviewing for! Please consider donating the following:

Apparel

  • Suits
  • Dresses
  • Blazers
  • Skirts
  • Pants
  • Polos
  • Jeans
  • Dress shirts and blouses
  • Cardigans
  • Scrubs
  • Slacks
  • Sports coats

 

Shoes

  • Pumps: peep-toe, closed toe or sling-back
  • Flats: ballet, loafers
  • Men/Women’s boots
  • Men’s dress shoes: oxfords, loafers

 

Toiletries

  • All toiletries must be new and unopened. We encourage donating hygiene and grooming products, cosmetics and cologne or perfume.

 

Accessories

  • Brief cases
  • Handbags
  • Belts

 

Clothing should be career appropriate, new or gently used and should not have holes, stains or require repairs.

Cell Phones for Soldiers

Cell Phones for Soldiers

CONNECTING THOSE WHO PROTECT US

Cell Phones For Soldiers Inc. is a national nonprofit dedicated to serving troops and veterans with free communication services and emergency funding. Founded in 2004 by Robbie and Brittany Bergquist, then 12 and 13 years old, Cell Phones For Soldiers has provided more than 300 million “Minutes That Matter” to deployed troops. Since 2012, “Helping Heroes Home” has provided emergency funds for more than 3,100 returning veterans to alleviate communication challenges as well as physical, emotional and assimilation hardships.

Provide a lifeline to America’s bravest. Your simple, powerful gift provides connections that truly make a difference. Make your tax-deductible* donation today by:

Cell Phones for Soldiers accepts ALL makes, models and conditions of cell phones.

New and Used, Broken or Cracked. Both Smartphones and Cell Phones.

Cell Phones for Soldiers allows active-duty military members the ability to communicate to their families and emergency assistance to veterans.  We are accepting donations the entire month of July at each branch location. July 31st is the deadline for donations.

For more information email the CSE marketing department or call 337-562-3160. 

 Your simple, powerful gift provides connections that truly make a difference.

*Consult a tax advisor