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Ocracoke non-profit groups

Lighthouse sunset bestAs a island community, Ocracoke depends heavily on the support of volunteer-based organizations to provided services and goods specific to island needs. Click on the red links to learn more about each organization.


Ocracoke Interfaith Relief and Recovery Team (OIRRT) - Ocracoke Island's long term recovery group, dedicated to providing disaster relief and advocating for preparedness within the community.

Ocracats, Inc. -  works to keep the island’s feral cat population healthy and under control by offering spaying and neutering services.

Ocracoke Alive - promotes cultural and educational awareness with plays, music, festivals, etc.

Ocracoke Civic and Business Association The official travel and tourism site for Ocracoke Island.

Ocracoke Community Radio, Inc – WOVV 90.1 FM -  Real-time, Ocracoke-specific radio for island residents and visitors.

Ocracoke Community Park Project is working to build Ocracoke's "field of dreams" complete with fields for baseball and soccar as well as an activities center.

Ocracoke Fire Protection Association, Inc. - provides volunteer-based fire protection for the island and raises money for needed supplies and equipment.

Ocracoke Foundation, Inc. -  promotes community revitalization through the responsible  use of Ocracoke’s assets.

Ocracoke Preservation Society, Inc. - dedicated to the preservation of Ocracoke Island's rich historical and cultural heritage, OPS offers an island museum, as well as an online gift shop.

Ocracoke Working Watermen’s Association raises awareness of Ocracoke's historic trade of commercial fishing and works to ensure the profession remains profitable and prominent on the island.

Ocracoke Child Care, Inc. – 252-928-3141

Ocracoke Health Center, Inc. – 252-928-1511