Kate heartbreak: Duchess speaks with parents giving vital support during COVID lockdown | Royal | News (Reports)


The Duchess met with several parents, while socially distancing on park benches, to hear about the help they have received from parental support groups during the coronavirus pandemic.

The parental support groups, which include Home-Start, NCT and MUSH, provided vital support and visits throughout the lockdown.

A key part of many peer support networks is the ability to meet up and spend time together, which has been affected by the coronavirus crisis.

Pictures and videos from the event show Kate chatting to Peter Griff, chief executive of Home-Start, a worldwide family support organisation.

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He told the Duchess how peer groups struggled to meet up during the lockdown and how important access to outside space is to their health and wellbeing.

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