As the instrument of the Church in Nigeria for integral human development Caritas Nigeria delivers her interventions on six core Thematic Areas namely: Emergency and Humanitarian ResponseHealth & HIVAgriculture & LivelihoodsGood GovernanceInstitutional Capacity Strengthening (ICS); and, Anti-Human Trafficking & Migration.

A common ground shared by all thematic areas is ICS. Education and Gender are two additional thematic areas that do not stand alone but are streamlined into every intervention making the organization's programs more robust and strategic.