Frances Armitage

Frances Armitage was a strong supporter of the Armidale African and South Sudanese communities through her work as a Northern Settlement Services volunteer and President of the Armidale Sanctuary Humanitarian Settlement Inc.

Frances mentored many young, former refugees to ensure that they accessed the opportunities offered by the community. She had a special connection with young mothers and offered practical and emotional support to many young families who were living without close family.

Francis’ leadership and dedication to breaking down barriers to participation assisted with the successful settlement of South Sudanese and African families in the area, laying the foundations for an inclusive regional community.

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