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 Forsyth County Response to COVID-19:  Information on County Departmental operations, online services and other resources can be found here: Forsythco.com/COVID-19.

To view information on the vaccine distribution phases, please click here. To view the presentation from Forsyth County EMA regarding the County's initial plan for vaccine dispensing, please click here. The video of the presentation is available on this page.

Various Forsyth County Boards and Commissions will be meeting via teleconference, pursuant to O.C.G.A. 50-14-1(g).  Please click here for information on how to view, access and participate in these meetings.

 

Senior Services’ January Newsletter Now Available

Senior Services’ January Newsletter Now Available
Raise a mug to learning about the benefits of drinking tea, unite with other bookworms in a new book club and learn how to get organized for a successful new year – this and much more is offered for residents 50 and over by Forsyth County Senior Services! Visit the Forsyth County Senior Services page for more information on these and other fun stay at home games and classes or call (770) 781-2178.  

Forsyth County Parks & Recreation Receives GRPA Agency Of The Year Award

Forsyth County Parks & Recreation Receives GRPA Agency Of The Year Award
Parks & Recreation and Senior Services Departments receive awards  Forsyth County Parks & Recreation received the Georgia Recreation and Park Association (GRPA) Agency of the Year Award during the GRPA awards banquet on Wednesday, Oct. 7. The award is presented annually to five population groups within the state, with Forsyth County falling into the largest population category – 150,000 residents and over.  “The annual state award recognizes exemplary agencies for their work over the last year,” said Parks & Recreation Director Jim Pryor. “I am so proud of the exceptional efforts made by our staff to make this award possible and ...

Be A ‘Holiday Angel’ For a Local Senior Citizen This Holiday Season

Be A ‘Holiday Angel’ For a Local Senior Citizen This Holiday Season
Forsyth County Senior Services invites residents to participate in the 2020 Holiday Gift Angels Program throughout the holiday season.  Personalized gift request tags containing the name of a local senior citizen as well as a gift idea are available for participants. To become a holiday gift angel: 1. Pick up a gift request tag for a local senior citizen at any of the three Forsyth County Senior Services locations. Participants can also request a gift tag by contacting Senior Services at (770) 781-2178 or by emailing seniorservices@forsythco.com. 2. Acquire a gift. Each gift request tag lists the name of a local senior ...

Give the Gift of a Holiday Meal to a Local Senior Citizen

Give the Gift of a Holiday Meal to a Local Senior Citizen
Forsyth County Senior Services invites residents to participate in the 2020 Home-Delivered Meals Holiday Gift Certificate Program throughout the holiday season. Participants can give the gift of a nutritious meal, friendly visit and safety check to a local homebound senior. Meals purchased with a holiday gift certificate through Forsyth County Senior Services will be delivered through the Meals on Wheels program.  Those interested in purchasing a holiday gift certificate may choose to provide meals for a day, week, month or year. The cost for a meal certificate is $4 for one day, $20 for one week, $85 for one month and ...

Senior Services’ Newsletter Now Available for November and December

Senior Services’ Newsletter Now Available for November and December
Remember the greats by learning the history of rock n’ roll, use photos and clues to guess locations around the world and learn why some movies stand the test of time – this and much more is offered for residents 50 and over by Forsyth County Senior Services! Visit the Forsyth County Senior Services page for more information on these and other fun stay at home games and classes or call (770) 781-2178.  

Senior Services’ October Newsletter Now Available

Senior Services’ October Newsletter Now Available
Hear about friendly encounters with the paranormal, help solve a mystery and learn about weird and wild locations around the world – this and much more is offered for residents 50 and over by Forsyth County Senior Services! Visit the Forsyth County Senior Services page for more information on these and other fun stay at home games and classes or call (770) 781-2178.

Senior Services’ September Newsletter Now Available

Senior Services’ September Newsletter Now Available
Learn the health benefits of food seasonings, challenge your trivia with Team Jeopardy and go on a quest with Dungeons and Dragons for Seniors - this and much more is offered for residents 50 and over by Forsyth County Senior Services! Visit the Forsyth County Senior Services page for more information on these and other fun stay at home games and classes or call (770) 781-2178.

Senior Services’ August Newsletter Now Available

Senior Services’ August Newsletter Now Available
Find out how you can enjoy eating from your favorite local restaurants while social distancing or learn about curiosities like Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster - this and much more is offered for residents 50 and over by Forsyth County Senior Services! Visit the Forsyth County Senior Services page for more information on these and other fun stay at home games and classes or call (770) 781-2178.

Senior Services’ July Newsletter Now Available

Senior Services’ July Newsletter Now Available
Make a splash in virtual Summer Splash Bingo or participate in an online nautical murder mystery- it’s all offered for residents 50 and over by Forsyth County Senior Services! Visit the Forsyth County Senior Services page for more information on these and other fun stay-at-home games and classes or call (770) 781-2178.  

Senior Services’ June Newsletter Now Available

Senior Services’ June Newsletter Now Available
Keep your home colorful by learning how to make Hyacinth Paper Flowers or decide the fate of the defendant in a phone-led mock trial - it’s all offered for residents 50 and over by Forsyth County Senior Services!  Visit the Forsyth County Senior Services page for more information on these and other fun stay at home games and classes or call (770) 781-2178.

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    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.