Han Knakst Tsitxw Society

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

HKTS provides a safe shelter and support for all women and their children fleeing from violence and abuse.

We are now pet friendly. Please inquire regarding our pet policy to see if your pet is eligible to stay with you in this transition house.

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

Update Feb. 29, 2024

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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Call or Text New Main Number 1-877-359-3685 


ext.101 for Front Desk    

ext. 102 for Executive Director

ext. 103 for Communications Coordinator

ext. 104 for Domestic Violence Prevention

ext. 105 for Mental Health Worker (position posted)

ext. 106 for Outreach and Drop In Facilitator

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

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

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