Forsyth County Response to COVID-19

Information on County Departmental operations, online services and closures can be found here: page also contains links to state and national resources and information regarding the pandemic.

The May 26, 9 a.m. Forsyth County Finance Committee meeting will be held via teleconference, pursuant to O.C.G.A. 50-14-1(g).  The meeting will be live streamed on the County’s YouTube channel:

Ride Share, a pilot transportation program facilitated in partnership with Common Courtesy, Inc., is now available for eligible Forsyth County residents. The program utilizes ride share services such as Lyft and Uber, and will serve as a supplement to the county’s Dial-A-Ride program.


Registered program participants are able to call a dedicated phone number to schedule transportation to any location within Forsyth County for $2 per one-way trip.


To be eligible for the Ride Share program, participants must be a county resident 18 years of age or older and have a credit card and cell phone to reserve transportation. The criteria for ridership includes, but is not limited to:


-  An individual with special needs

-  An individual with physical disabilities

-  Is blind/visually impaired

-  Is hearing impaired

-  Is an older adult

-  Suffers from memory loss


Participants must also be able to utilize transportation services without any special accommodation. Depending on the rider’s condition, an attendant/companion (who must be at least 18 years of age) may be required and can ride at no additional charge. Account registration and a $15 registration fee is required. The Ride Share registration application can be accessed from the county’s Public Transportation webpage located at Registration may also be completed in-person at any of the county’s three Senior Services facilities.


Ride shares are available from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.


Passengers can utilize Ride Share up to 12 round trips, or 24 one-way trips, per month. Other guidelines and rider information, such as a Ride Share ID and phone number used to call to reserve a ride, will be provided following registration. Click here to visit the Ride Share webpage. 

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     Address: 110 East Main Street
    Cumming GA 30040
     Phone: 770-781-2101
     Email: Contact Us

    Our Mission

    As trusted stewards of Forsyth County’s future, the elected officials and employees are dedicated to serving the community and to providing effective, professional public service with integrity and a commitment to excellence. 

    Our Vision

    Forsyth County is committed to providing and maintaining the most efficient, customer service-oriented county government possible. The county will be an innovative and strategic leader in providing essential and effective public services in a fiscally prudent and professional manner. By preserving and enhancing a high quality of life, Forsyth County will remain a healthy, safe and compelling place in which to live, work, recreate, visit and invest.