Forsyth County Response to COVID-19

Information on County Departmental operations, online services and other resources can be found here:

The July 7, 6:30 p.m. Forsyth County Zoning Board of Appeals Work Session and 7:00 p.m. Regular Meeting/ Public Hearing shall be both in person and via teleconference pursuant to O.C.G.A. 50-14-1(g). The public notice listing the location and agenda for the Work Session is here, and public notice and agenda for the Regular Meeting/Public Hearing public hearing is here.

The public may physically attend these meetings. However due to COVID 19 concerns, remote viewing and participation is encouraged. Viewers may watch the Regular Meeting/Public Hearing on the County’s website:, as well as TV Forsyth, Comcast channel 23 and AT&T channel 99.  Both the Work Session and Regular Meeting/Public Hearing may be viewed on the Zoom app. Click here to access the Zoom link for remote watching. To learn how to  participate remotely in public hearings click here.


Audio only option: Residents without internet access can listen by calling (602) 333-0032 or (888) 270-9936 (US Toll Free), Conference code: 897630.  

Calendars & Memberships


For details on all our upcoming activities, view our current newsletter by selecting "Newsletter" in the left-hand menu. If you have any questions regarding dates and offerings, please call our centers at (770) 781-2178. Choose either the Hearthstone Lodge or Sexton Hall extension. Staff will be happy to help you during regular business hours.

June Calendar - Virtual Programs to Connect by Phone or Video!

July Calendar - Virtual Programs to Connect by Phone or Video!

Membership Opportunities

Membership with Forsyth County Senior Services includes membership at all three of our centers with each location providing different programming.  Please see our newsletter for information about what's going on at each center.

As a member, you will receive the following benefits:

  • Discounts on fee-based programming
  • Early registration for day trips, hikes, and various activities
  • New bi-monthly newsletter delivered right to your residence
  • Invitations to members-only events
  • Free play for card players

As the membership pertains to all three centers, you will also have access to amenities at Hearthstone Lodge.  You can choose use of the pool or use of the fitness center or you can choose both (for double the regular fee).

Membership is $60 per person and is good for one year from the date of purchase.  Scholarships are available; ask for an application.

Please call (770) 781-2178 or stop by the front desk at Charles Place, Hearthstone Lodge, or Sexton Hall to purchase your membership.  We need and welcome your support, and we look forward to your active participation in our Forsyth County Senior Services centers!

Contact Us

 Address: 595 Dahlonega Street
Cumming, GA 30040
 Phone: 770-781-2178
 Fax: 770-781-2149
 Email: Contact Us

Our Mission

The mission of Forsyth County's Senior Services Department is to be the focal point where older adults gather for services and activities that respond to their diverse needs and interests, enhance their dignity, support their independence and encourage involvement in their community through programs designed to reduce isolation, improve nutritional health, support health and community education and provide access to more extensive services for seniors, caregivers and their families.