The Oregon Islamic Chaplains Organization (OICO), is a 501c3 nonprofit organization, founded in the year 2000. The OICO has provided direct and indirect service to over 2000 individuals throughout the states of Oregon, Washington, Alabama, Michigan, and Massachusetts. Our services are dedicated in Islamic based moral and spiritual support, and education and training to residents and staff of various institutions such as jails, prisons, hospitals, and higher education facilities. We have distributed 5000 Qur’ans, 3000 prayer rugs, and thousands of copies of other Islamic books and materials.
We promote through word and deed a moderate and balanced approach to self management and social interaction, offering the Holy Qur’an and The living example of Muhammad The Prophet (peace be upon him) as the door and key to successful self mastery and environmental harmony.