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. 

HKTS will be hosting a one time “Coffee/ Tea Time’ on Friday August 21st, 2020 between 10-2 pm, please see ‘News /Events’ page, all are welcome to attend.  

Updated August 18th, 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

Check out what’s going on.

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!