Integrator Smart-Tek Awarded $250,000 Contract for High-Rise Project

CORTE MADERA, Calif., Nov. 22, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Smart-tek Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB:STTK) announced today that its operating subsidiary, Smart-tek Communications Inc. ("SCI"), has been awarded the security, voice and data contract for the CIELO project. The value of the contract is in excess of $250,000.00.

The CIELO project consists of a 30-story high-rise residential tower with a large retail and commercial component.

Perry Law, President of SCI commented, "This is a prestigious project by a well renowned international developer. We are exited and pleased to have been selected as the systems integrator for this development and look forward to another successful project.

SCI is supplying and installing the low voltage system consisting of the telephone/data backbone to the buildings, CATV, integrated proximity access control, elevator access control, intercom and digital CCTV system to the CIELO project. Included in the scope of work of the contract, SCI will also provide rough-in voice and data cabling to the retail and commercial units.

The CIELO project is owned and developed by Delta Land Development Ltd., a major international developer with a significant presence in North America, Asia and Europe. The CIELO project is part of Vancouver's Coal Harbor neighborhood, situated along the waterfront shores in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia.

SCI, in business since 1997, is a market leader in integrated security, voice and data communication systems and specializes in the design, sale, installation and service of CCTV, access control, intercom and communication systems. SCI provides seamless integration of the latest in security technology with proven electronic hardware and software products. SCI has positioned itself as a leading security and low voltage systems provider in the greater Vancouver area, currently supplying over 45% of new construction projects in the downtown core alone.

SCI clients include 911 emergency call centers, municipal and federal law enforcement agencies, municipalities, utilities, airports, property developers and general contractors both national and international.

About Smart-tek Solutions, Inc.

Smart-tek Solutions, Inc. is a technology holding company in the security and surveillance sector providing turnkey state of the art systems design and installation through its wholly owned subsidiary, Smart-tek Communications, Inc. Smart-tek Communications, Inc. is the company's initial acquisition in this sector and is appropriately positioned to pursue additional acquisitions in order to restore and enhance shareholder value.

More information about Smart-tek Solutions, Inc. can be found at

Smart-tek Communications Inc. is a market leader in integrated security, voice and data communication systems. Located in Richmond, British Columbia, SCI specializes in the design, sale, installation and service of the latest in security technology with proven electronic hardware and software products. SCI has positioned itself as a security systems leader in the greater Vancouver area, supplying over 45% of new downtown core construction projects. Valued customers include major developers, general and electrical contractors, hospitals, Crown Corporations, law enforcement agencies and retail facilities. Projects range from high-end residential and commercial developments to system upgrades and monitoring contracts. SCI's continued growth and success is a direct result of providing a consistently superior product at competitive pricing to both new and existing clients. SCI's stellar client retention is in itself a testimonial to the overall excellence of the product designed and installed.

More information about SCI can be found at

Notice Regarding Forward Looking Statements

This press release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Statements regarding the Company's business which are not historical facts are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the potential results discussed in the forward-looking statements. Readers are directed to the Smart-tek Solutions reports as filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission from time to time, including but not limited to its most recent annual report on Form 10-KSB for the year ended June 30, 2005, and its most recent quarterly report for the period ending September 30, 2005 for further information and factors that may affect Smart-tek Solutions business and results of operations. Smart-tek Solutions Inc. undertakes no obligations to publicly update any forward-looking statements to reflect future events or circumstances.

CONTACT: Smart-tek Solutions Inc. Neil Jacobs 415-738-8887

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