Kaiperm Credit Union got its start in August 1957 under the name Kaiperm Walnut Creek Federal Credit Union; founded by employees of Kaiser Foundation Medical Care Program in the Walnut Creek area, Kaiperm was created to serve Kaiser employees, their immediate family members, and volunteers through the organization. Later that month, Kaiperm was approved as a charter, and the following month, elections were held at its first board meeting.
Created in 1957 to serve Kaiser Employees in Walnut Creek
Expanded to serve a larger group in 1975 to include
- Kaiser Foundation Hospital
- Kaiser Foundation Health Plan
- The Permanente Group and Volunteers, contractors, employees of contractors working within these organizations.
In 1997 Named changed to Kaiperm Diablo Federal Credit Union and expanded its charter to serve Northern California
In 2019 we changed our name to Kaiperm Credit Union, expanded again to serve employees of Kaiser Permanente working in California and Hawaii.
In 2022 expanded our charter to serve KP employees and their families nationwide.
As of 2024 we serve over 6,900 members which include KP employees and their families.