The Salvation Army serving Southern Nevada has announced the permanent appointment of Captain Lisa Smith as the Director of Mesquite Family Services.

Smith, a 14-year veteran of The Salvation Army, has been serving as the interim director since February. “Mesquite is a wonderful community. I am looking forward to discovering how The Salvation Army can continue to best serve this community’s individuals and families in need, enhancing the community for all of us,” said Smith.

The Salvation Army in Mesquite serves the communities of Mesquite and Bunkerville, assisting with SNAP, Medicaid, TANF and child care subsidy applications. The site also provides those in need with food, clothing, furniture, school supplies, bottled water for K-12 students, and daily fresh loaves of bread. Smith will be carrying on a tradition in leading the Angel Tree program at Christmas.

Hours of operation are Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-3 p.m., and the food pantry is open Fridays from 8-11 a.m. SNAP, Medicaid, TANF and child care subsidy application assistance are provided Fridays 12-3 p.m.

For more information about Salvation Army services, please call Captain Lisa Smith at (702) 345-5116.


About The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in London in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for 130 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. 82 cents of every dollar The Salvation Army spends is used to support those services in 5,000 communities nationwide. For more information, go to


The Salvation Army serving Southern Nevada has been serving the Southern Nevada community since 1948. The Salvation Army is one of the largest direct providers of social services in Southern Nevada with a broad spectrum of services. For more information about The Salvation Army serving Southern Nevada, go to