We can help you to increase personal and family income by supporting you to access the welfare you are entitled to. We take into account your needs, challenges and aspirations and work with you to reach a positive conclusion. We support people to overcome the challenges they face, make informed decisions and move towards a more stable and secure future. We are creating communities that are ready, knowledgeable and able to identify and overcome barriers.

I need help filling out Benefit, Tax Credit or Mandatory Reconsideration forms

If you need assistance with filling out a form related to: Tax Credits, Employment Support Allowance, Welfare Benefits, Mandatory Reconsideration; please come along to our drop-in Form Filling Session, held on Tuesday mornings from 8.00am at 105 Barking Road. Clients are seen on a first come first served basis.

Unfortunately, we cannot help with Disability Living Allowance, Personal Independence Payment, Attendance Allowance forms.

I need representation

We offer advice and assistance in appealing against Department of Work and Pensions and Local Authority decisions and in many cases can offer representation at appeal hearings.

Contact us at info@community-links.org or on 020 7473 2270 for an appointment, or visit us at 105 Barking Road, London, E16 4HQ

I need a Food Bank voucher

We provide food bank vouchers for Newham residents and signpost on to Newham distribution centres. In order to receive a voucher, please come to 105 Barking Road, Canning Town, E16 4HQ