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.

Christmas Appeal 2014

Christmas Appeal 2014

As we near the deadline for the 2014 Christmas Appeal please do all you can to help. We are collecting Cash: to continue our work in 2015, Food: dried and tinned goods so local families don’t go hungry and Toys: ensuring local children a Happy Christmas.
Please Support our Christmas Appeal. Thank You.

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Local Services

Find services that we offer in and around Newham.

What's New

Established’ young London designers pop-up at Westfield Stratford

Established’ young London designers pop-up at Westfield Stratford

Part of our Links to Enterprise programme - supported by Barclays - ‘Established East London’ pop up shop runs from 15th to 21st December at Westfield Stratford selling…

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. 

Jason Forde

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

New Year Resolution 2015:

Planning to get fit in the New Year? Get 2015 off to a great start by signing-up to take part in a running, cycling ... even parachuting funndraising event for Community Links. You will be helping to generate change in the communities of east London by ensuring access to all forms of opportunity such as learning, skills and employment. You can find out more about our events here.