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Having a relationship with a bank is very important if you want to have good credit.

This relationship can be as simple as a checking or savings account. Savings accounts can also help families start building their personal wealth.  For various reasons, however, many of us may not have a relationship with a bank.  The following organizations can help you open up bank accounts, and work with you to clear up any past issues you may have.

Agency Description
100 Edgewood Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30303
multiple locations, check website or call for location nearest to you
(800) 251-2227
Provides an array of counseling services, including credit and debt counseling, foreclosure prevention, bankruptcy, and budgeting. They also provide educational programs on how to clear up past banking problems.
Center for Family Resources
995 Roswell Street, NE
Suite 100
Marietta, Georgia 30060
(770) 428-2601
Partners with local banks to provide financial counseling and education to residents of Cobb County.
Center for Working Families
477 Windsor Street 
Suite 101 
Atlanta, GA 30312
(404) 223-3303
Provides financial counseling and education programs to residents of NPU-V (which includes Adair Park, Capitol Homes, Mechanicsville, Pittsburgh, Peoplestown, and Summerhill).
Atlanta Workforce Development Agency
818 Pollard Blvd, SW
Atlanta, GA 30315
(404) 658-9675
Provides financial counseling and education programs to residents of the City of Atlanta.

The following financial institutions are also willing to work directly with you to establish a relationship with them, even if you have past problems with a bank or credit union. 

Financial Institution
Credit Union of Atlanta
670 Metropolitan Pkwy SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
(404) 658-6465
Bond Credit Union
433 Moreland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307
(404) 525-0619
Heritage Bank
101 N Main St
Jonesboro, GA 30236
(770) 478-8881
Georgia's Own Credit Union
P.O. Box 105205
Atlanta, GA 30348
(404) 874-1166