Start Community Bank is committed to creating a better quality of life for the residents of New Haven by providing loans to residents and businesses that support affordable housing and create new jobs. Our experienced business banking team will provide you with quick turnaround times on loan decisions, and a full array of products and electronic services to help you focus on what you do best – grow your business.

Our name, Start Community Bank, represents not only the beginning of a new kind of bank – but also our position at the start of great things. Things like investing capital in our community. Serving as a catalyst for improvement. And most of all, giving more New Haven families the power to create wealth for themselves and their children.

We offer low and no cost bank account products that meet the needs of our customers and practical information about money and money management.

As a certified Community Development Bank, and a member of the BankOnCT program, we are financial literacy leaders in our community and offer common sense advice and bank accounts for folks who are new to the banking system. Our goal is to grow with you – our neighborhood families and businesses — who share our vision of an economically vibrant community.

To read more about us, follow these links.

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299 Whalley Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511
p. 203.285.6490