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

Employment and Enterprise Fair

Employment and Enterprise Fair

Community Links, is working with local volunteer groups, to  host an Employment and Enterprise Fair;  it aims to counter the Benefits Street stereotype of unemployed people.…

Policy and Influencing

Policy and Influencing

Early Action 
'How do we build a society that prevents problems from occurring rather than one that, as now, copes with the consequences?’ That's the question the Early Action Taskforce set out to answer early in 2011. Its second report - The Deciding Time - launched in November 2012. Visit the Early Action pages

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Success Stories

Jason Forde

It was hard to avoid trouble around on the streets. But I felt it was in me to do better. One day, two people from Community Links asked who wanted to make music. I joined in at…

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Get involved

Get involved

Parachute Against Poverty

Adventurers wanted to join us for the Community Links Jump Day as we parachute against poverty!

Saturday 28th June 2014 No experience is required as all training is given and if you raise the minimum sponsorship of £400 you can receive your skydive for just a £70 registration fee