The Catholic Church in Nigeria has a total of 55 dioceses grouped into 9 provinces. CCFN is the umbrella organization supporting these regional institutions to implement development-oriented programs based on local needs. At the Diocesan and Provincial levels, CCFN works with the existing structures of Church and Society; Justice, Development and Peace/Caritas (JDPC), Health, Family and Human Life etc, to execute programs impacting on human life and dignity. CCFN also partners with relevant CSOs, CBOs, FBOs, NGOs and Government agencies to implement programs in various states.