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.

Employment, Training and Enterprise

Employment, Training and Enterprise

Our nationally-recognised Employment, Training and Enterprise support services operate across east London helping local people find and keep jobs. Last year, we supported over 3,000 unemployed people - over a third went on to find sustainable jobs.

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Local Services

Find services that we offer in and around Newham.

What's New

Growing & Cooking Together Project wins Big Lottery Fund support

Growing & Cooking Together Project wins Big Lottery Fund support

We are delighted that our  new Growing & Cooking Together Project has been awarded funding in the latest round of Big Lottery Awards For All. We will be establishing a new…

Early Action Task Force

Early Action Task Force

Secure and Ready, the latest report from The Early Action Task Force led by Community Links, looks at how a social security system based on early action principles would ensure people are more ready to deal with setbacks and to seize opportunities.  Visit the Early Action pages to read it and find out more about Early Action. 

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Success Stories

Sheeleekquia

Sheeleekquia, 16, from Plaistow, is delighted with the GCSE results she achieved in the summer, she was awarded five GCSE passes.

With the help of Community Links’…

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Sponsored Cylcling in France  Follow in the tracks of the Tour de France cyclists as you pass through the English countryside and into stunning rural France.
This cycle ride is steeped in history, passing historical landmarks and WWI battlefields to arrive at the final destination of Paris where French culture, fine food and even finer wine can be enjoyed at their best.

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