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 physical violence throughout the Covid-19 Pandemic.

During this Covid-19 Pandemic, HKTS is not taking any donations.The Drop-in will remain closed until further notice.  Drop-in rentals are still available; call to book.

*For Coloring Contest please go to the ‘News and Events’ Page and click on the ‘Purple Light Nights’ post and the PDF links will be there.

Contest to win an HKTS hoodie or tee-shirt! Go to ‘News/Events’ page for details

Updated October 15th, 2020


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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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!