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.
HKTS is still providing support despite the evacuation order.
778-254-0217 Main House Cell
778-254-7354 Domestic Violence Prevention
Updated January 14th, 2022
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.