Community Links provides a comprehensive, wraparound service delivering debt, welfare, housing and legal advice thanks to a team of in-house and front-line advisors and volunteers.
Our Youth and Employment services enable people to realise their potential by removing barriers to success, building confidence and improving life skills.
Community Links delivers projects promoting early diagnoses of cancer by increasing the uptake of the NHS Cancer screening programmes and raising awareness
The Early Action Task Force was established in 2011 as a group of leaders from across sectors committed to building a society that prevents problems from occurring rather than one that struggles with the consequences.
From our base in east London, we apply the learning from our local work to influence and achieve positive national change.
The latest news and blogs from Community Links
3 May 2019
“We know the power of vaccines to prevent killer diseases and reach children, including those who may not have immediate access to the doctors, nurses and health facilities they need to save them when severe illness comes." Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO regional director for Africa.
3 April 2019
Jacqui McCluskey, Director of Policy and Communications at Homeless Link, said: “There are at least 600 women sleeping on our streets every night, and thousands more who are hidden from sight, homeless and without a safe, secure place to live..."
3 March 2019
Sophie Howe, the world’s first Future Generations Commissioner, who was appointed in Wales in 2016, describes her role as “ensur[ing] that political decisions taken today don’t compromise the interests of Welsh citizens tomorrow”.
1 March 2019 | Amran Farah
We hosted Dr David Bent to share his thoughts on how we can use digital technology to reach our goal developing “Ready for Everything Communities”.
8 February 2019 | Sundus Masood
Diverse and inclusive workplaces are at an advantage, writes our Policy & Research Officer Sundus Masood, but more needs to be done to reduce barriers to employment.
3 February 2019
This months bulletin highlights include: How Early Action as an approach can support asylum seekers navigate the system. New research which indicates volunteering as a preventative approach to tackling loneliness. Finally, how Croydon Council used early intervention to prevent 2,000 people from becoming homeless.
1 February 2019 | Amran Farah
Our Communications Intern Amran Farah shares her experiences of Create Your Future and how it has changed her perspective on work, creativity and life for the better.
22 January 2019 | Hiba Mohamed
Hiba Mohamed shares her highlights of 2018 as an Advisor on the Create Your Future project.
16 January 2019 | Daniel Willis
This week we are publishing our key findings and recommendations from our research into the root causes of youth violence. This project heard opinions from over 200 people in Newham.
3 January 2019
This month, Community Links published the findings from its Community Conversations project which engaged with over 200 people on the issue of knife crime and youth violence in Newham.