Our Walk and Talks are going from strength to strength, supporting parents across the Four Nations. Find out more, and how you can join a walk or volunteer.
NCT Walk and Talk groups started in August 2020, in response to the continued impact of social distancing measures on the wellbeing of new parents.
The NCT walk helps me feel less alone and improves my mood greatly
The groups are run by our fantastic volunteers and are supported by COVID secure operating guidelines. They have been recognised as essential support for parents and can continue to operate during lockdown in all UK nations.
There has been an overwhelmingly positive reaction from families wanting to attend the walks. We have supported 1,500 parents in the last week alone – with interest in the walks still growing.
We have supported over 5,000 parents so far, and have had hundreds of new volunteer registrations since the start of the second lockdown.
As a result of joining an NCT Walk and Talk group, our early impact survey discovered that:
Nearly 40% of respondents had not attended any other parent and baby group in the last three months.