about us

our mission, vision and values


Who We Are: The OCCC is an independent and self-funded community center that serves as a public gathering place for individuals, families and organizations in the city of Oak Creek and surrounding communities.​

Our Mission: The Community Center, since it’s founding in 1994, has established itself as a charitable non-profit organization dedicated to improving lives, strengthening community, and fostering civic engagement through a diverse offering of community programs, services and special events.

Our Vision: We envision an engaging and vibrant community where individuals are caring and giving: where families are participating in community recreations and civic activities: where organizations work together in partnership and collaboration: where individuals, families and organizations are dedicated to improving the quality of life for others and our community.

Our Guiding Principles and Values:  In fulfilling our mission, we will strive to: *provide our programs in a manner that is sensitive to the needs of our community, consistent with the intent of our donors, and respectful of the vision of our founding members   *conduct all activities with the utmost professionalism and treat all persons equally and with dignity and respect   *act with integrity, openness, and honesty in all relationships, dealing’s and transactions   *keep faith with the public trust through the efficient, cost-effective, and compassionate stewardship of resources   *always remain mindful that our mission is accomplished through the support, generosity, talents and dedication of others.