Han Knakst Tsitxw Society


Han Knakst Tsitxw Society was developed in response to the needs of the Nlaka’pamux Nation and surrounding communities.

HKTS is providing a safe shelter and support for women and their children fleeing from violence and abuse throughout the Covid-19 Pandemic.

The HKTS Women’s Transition House is open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

Please call or text:

778-254-0217 Main House Cell

778-254-8582 Outreach

778-254-7354 Domestic Violence Prevention

Office phone, fax and toll free numbers are temporarily out of service.

Email updates:  support@hanknakst.ca, executivedirector@hanknakst.ca

Update Aug. 18, 2022

Services / Programs

Providing safe, secure and confidential refuge, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

How can you help?

Make a lasting difference in the lives of women and children who access our services.

News & Events

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Those Impacted by the July 14, 2022 Westside Lytton Fire:

Please be aware that we are open to those needing to use showers due to water shortages, and we also have accommodation and a fully stocked kitchen for those who are displaced.
Please call our office cell or come to the door for support.

Our Mission Statement

Han Knakst Tsitxw Society facilities exist to provide safe, temporary accommodation in a culturally supportive environment to Native and non-Native women and their dependent children who are in crisis as a result of physical, emotional, mental and/or spiritual abuse/violence.

Han Knakst Tsitxw Society serves all community members in the Society’s mandated area (Spuzzum to Ashcroft) and seeks to alleviate the effects of family violence by advocating a holistic approach that encompasses the entire family.

Services / Programs

Each individual receives help in accordance with her emotional and practical needs.

How Can You Help?

Help us support families who are going through a hard time in this community and surrounding communities.

News / Events

See what’s coming up soon!