Oak Island Senior Center

5918 E. Oak Island Drive

Oak Island NC, 28465


The Ruth T. Bigham Oak Island Senior Center (OISC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded by it's initial members in 1979. 

It is dedicated to the needs and desires of the senior citizens of Brunswick County, NC through fellowship, activities, and enrichment for those 50 years of age and older. 

The Center is maintained and operated by its members and volunteers. 

Become a Board Member

Current members:  We are looking for nominees for President, Vice President, Secretary and Trustee for 2024. 

Click here to view the Board Job descriptions. 

Gift Shop

In addition to being the local Senior Center, it also has a community-based gallery open to the public featuring a large selection of gifts hand-crafted by our artisan members. Stop by today for a unique, one-of-a-kind gift in a relaxing, welcoming atmosphere. Located just across the street from the Oak Island Food Lion on 59th East Oak Island Drive. 

The Gift Shop is open Monday - Saturday 

10am to 5pm (Summer Hours)

10am to 4pm (Winter Hours)


We accept online donations.  Please help us support the Center.