This award was set up by Welwyn Hatfield Domestic Abuse Forum in memory of Mandy Perkins who dedicated her time to raising awareness of domestic abuse, helping those who had been affected by domestic abuse and helping to make Welwyn Hatfield a place where domestic abuse would not be tolerated.

Please note this year's nominations are now closed.

The winner will be awarded at the annual Tri-District Domestic Abuse Conference and receive a recognition plaque in their name.


Award Criteria

To be eligible the organisation, group or person nominated must have made a significant contribution in the area of domestic abuse in the district of Welwyn Hatfield between 2019 and 2020.

The winner will be able to demonstrate having gone the 'extra mile' to make Welwyn Hatfield a safe and supportive place for those affected by domestic abuse.

Nominations can made be for a project, a person, or a group, and you can nominate yourself or someone else.

Examples of eligible nominations could include:

  • A local project set up to make an impact in the area of domestic abuse

  • A person going above and beyond to raise awareness/campaign/support those affected by domestic abuse

  • A group who have worked with determination to make a change to the local perspective of domestic abuse

Nominees will be expected to attend the annual Tri-District Domestic Abuse Conference on Monday 23 March between 8.45am-1pm at Hertsmere Borough Council, to receive their award.