The JDPC usually provides free Legal Aid/Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and Counseling services to indigents and less privileged in the society; conducts seminars and workshops, human rights education and civic enlightenment programmes, researches and publishes information relating to human rights; attends to the welfare and health cases of the Prison inmates, detainees and displaced persons through Prison Welfare Programmes; responds positively by providing succor to the victims/refugees who suffer from natural disaster, accidents and violent conflicts; cooperates with relevant governmental agencies and other NGOs (Non-Governmental Organizations) and CBOs (Community Based Organizations); among others. The JDPC also organizes medical workshop and outreach for indigents and less privileged in the various communities within the Lagos Metropolis.

In line with this, The JDPC have carried out the following activities under the following sub-heads: