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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


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’ 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.

Senior Services’ May Newsletter Now Available

Senior Services’ May Newsletter Now Available
For the first time, Senior Services is offering fun activities through online and phone outlets! Play bird-watching bingo or challenge your friends to a trivia competition over the phone - it’s all offered for residents 50 and over by Forsyth County Senior Services!   Visit the Forsyth County Senior Services page for more information or call (770) 781-2178. 

Forsyth County Closing Recreation Centers and Senior Services Facilities Through March 29

Forsyth County Closing Recreation Centers and Senior Services Facilities Through March 29
Forsyth County closely monitoring ongoing COVID-19 pandemic In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Forsyth County has announced various closures, cancellations and postponements. Senior Centers and Recreation Centers will be closed beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday, March 13. These facilities are planned to reopen on Monday, March 30. The following public events have been cancelled or postponed. Parks and Recreation Activities: Athletic complexes are closed, and all games are cancelled or postponed. Public Information Open Houses: Matt Community Park, March 16 & 17 – postponed                                                            Sawnee Mountain Preserve, March 26 – postponed Keep Forsyth County Beautiful: Great FoCo Cleanup, March 21 – postponed Senior Services:  Senior Expo, April 18 ...

Feedback Requested for Senior Services Amenities to be Offered at the Central Park Recreation Center

Feedback Requested for Senior Services Amenities to be Offered at the Central Park Recreation Center
Forsyth County will host two drop-in style public information open houses for residents to provide input on programming amenities provided by Forsyth County’s Senior Services at the Central Park Recreation Center (2300 Keith Bridge Road). In addition, an online survey will also be available through March 20. The meetings will be hosted on: Tuesday, March 10 from 10 a.m. to noon at Central Park Recreation Center Thursday, March 12 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Central Park Recreation Center “These meetings are a great opportunity for residents to provide their thoughts on the programming that we can offer at this great facility for adults 55 plus in the ...

Senior Services’ February-March Newsletter Now Available

Senior Services’ February-March Newsletter Now Available
Get ready for spring with the Valentine's Day Party & Senior Prom, take a class on preparing for tax season, make plans for the annual Senior Expo coming in April and learn about upcoming day trips and adventures - it’s all offered for residents 50 and over by Forsyth County Senior Services! Visit the Forsyth County Senior Services page for more information or call (770) 781-2178.

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 2019 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 at any Forsyth County Senior Services location. 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.   2.         Acquire a gift. Each gift request tag lists the name of a local senior citizen along with a gift idea for him/her.   3.         Bring the unwrapped gift – in a gift bag with the gift ...

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 residents can give the gift of a nutritious meal, friendly visit and safety check to a local homebound senior this holiday season. 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 $1,000 for an entire year.   Checks should be made payable to Forsyth County Senior Services, Holiday Gift Certificate Program and may be ...

Senior Services’ October-November Newsletter Now Available

Senior Services’ October-November Newsletter Now Available
A Trunk & Treasure shopping event, Sexton Hall Art Gallery opening, caregiver support programs, day trips and more – it’s all offered for residents 50 and over by Forsyth County Senior Services! For details on what’s coming up, check out their Oct.-Nov. newsletter. Visit the Forsyth County Senior Services page for more information or call (770) 781-2178.

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     Address: 110 East Main Street
    Cumming GA 30040
     Phone: 770-781-2101
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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.