Community Links

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Welcome to Community Links

We are an innovative east London charity, running a wide range of community projects for over 16,000 people every year. Based in Newham, we have over 30 years of experience working with local people to support children, young people, adults and families.

Through our national work, we share lessons with government and community groups across the country to achieve social change.

New advice sessions around Newham

New advice sessions around Newham

New Advice Sessions
Community Links is now offering free advice sessions in our five community hubs around the borough. See legal advisors in a supportive community atmosphere for specialist help with welfare benefit, debt and housing issues, plus information and support on other issues. More details

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Local Services

Find services that we offer in and around Newham.

What's New

New Book: Revisiting Out of the Ordinary

New Book: Revisiting Out of the Ordinary

Community Links has published the second Out of the Ordinary book, a guide to our approach to local social regeneration. Using case studies and data, and drawing on almost 40 years…

Early Action Task Force

Early Action Task Force

A new report from The Early Action Task Force, led by Community Links, sets out ways in which a future government could free itself from the stranglehold of short-term planning and save money.  Visit the Early Action pages to read it and find out more about Early Action. 

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Success Stories

Zakira Begum

Zakira began volunteering with our employment support project while she was studying business management, but after finishing her course she struggled to get a job. She decided to…

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Get involved

Get involved

London Marathon 2015

Lucky enough to get a place in the Marathon? Missed out on a place in the London Marathon? Either way, run for Community Links!  

Take on the challenge of the year with the London Marathon, while running to make a difference in east London.

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