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
2 October 2018
As mentioned in last month's bulletin, in his first speech as the new Health and Social Care Secretary, Matt Hancock announced prevention as one of his three top priorities to sustain the UK health and social care system.
21 August 2018
Our community hub in Canning Town is one of 800+ sites of historical significance opening its doors for the London-wide event on 22 September.
20 August 2018 | David Robinson
The new Civil Society Strategy is what it says on the tin – a strategy, not a strap line with optional baubles.
3 August 2018
Last week, the Minister for Policing Nick Hurd MP visited our HQ in Canning Town to talk about youth violence and hear about the work Community Links is doing to support the community.
26 July 2018
The new Health & Social Secretary Matt Hancock tweeted this month that prevention would be one of his top priorities in his new role.
29 June 2018
On 19 June, the Early Action Task Force hosted a seminar at the Big Lottery Fund to discuss the Task Force’s new report on Valuing Social Infrastructure.
27 May 2018
The Welsh Well-being of Future Generations Act came into force two years ago with support from the Early Action Task Force. It aimed to improve long-term living standards in Wales by putting in place seven well-being goals.
23 April 2018
Proceeds from VIP Meet and Greet tickets for The Rolling Stones upcoming No Filter tour go to Community Links.
17 April 2018
Here is this month’s round up of Early Action updates. We’re always looking for examples of good practice, so if you’re involved in an Early Action project that you’d like us to look at, and potentially include in future bulletins, please let us know by email!
13 April 2018
Community Links has been featured in the Huffington Post this week, following on from its work advising the Home Office around serious youth violence.