The Radiance Network South West Inc (“Radiance Network”) is a community network connecting parents to local services within the community.
Through partnership and collaboration, the Radiance Network aims to provide a platform of service options to support, build resilience, and enhance the emotional wellbeing of parents to strengthen family relationships.
The Radiance Network has been established to address the multitude of needs for parents (antenatal to 3 years) who are experiencing emotional stress following birth or while caring for a young child.
Inclusiveness — We are non-judgemental, non-discriminatory and accepting of all people.
Respect — We will treat everyone with respect and recognise each individual for his/her own unique strengths. We treat others with the highest degree of dignity and understanding.
Holistic — Means that we are interested in engaging with and developing the whole person in all ways.
Compassion — We have a deep awareness and understanding of the needs and complexities of each individual. We want to make a difference to those that need it most.
Choice — We will support the individual’s right to choose so that they feel heard and supported every step of the way.
Trust — We recognise that trust is a key element of the success of all relationships in the network.
Strategic Key Focus Areas
Stability — To ensure a strong foundation for the Radiance Network in a way that fosters stability and trust.
Diversity — To diversify our service delivery in a way that is innovative and responsive.
Growth — To create and build upon opportunities for growth of the Radiance Network.
Radiance was a product of partnership and collaboration, with a vision to provide a platform to bring services together in order to support, build resilience, and enhance the emotional wellbeing of parents to strengthen family relationships.
The Radiance Network has created three tiers in our mission to support parents:
- To secure future funding — sponsorship for sustainability of initiative.
- Source and secure funding for a Radiance Hub in Busselton.
- To expand Radiance South West Support Groups and Mother Baby Nurture Groups to other rural towns, for example Manjimup, Bridgetown, Harvey.
- Future training for facilitators/peer supports within our communities so we can offer more
groups/workshops in the South West.
- Continue to create awareness and work on prevention of perinatal depression and anxiety
within our communities.