• Resources
    This list of resources is not intended to represent an endorsement by the Forsyth County School System. 


    Resources for Students and Families:

    Forsyth County Community Connection - 770-205-1701

    133 Samaritan Drive, Cumming, GA  30040


    Forsyth County Department of Family and Children's Services - 770-781-6700

    426 Canton Highway, Cumming, GA  30040

    Forsyth County Health Department - 770-781-6900

    428 Canton Highway, Cumming, Ga  30040

    Forsyth County Juvenile Court - 770-781-3099

    875 Lanier 400 Parkway, Suite 100, Cumming, GA  30040

    Avita (formerly Georgia Mountains Community Service)- Forsyth County Mental Health Center


    125 North Corners Parkway, Cumming, GA  30040

    The Place - 770-887-1098

    2550 The Place Circle, Cumming, GA  30040

    PeachCare for Kids - 877-GA-PEACH (877-427-3224)


    Food Resources:
    The Place (770-887-1098)
    • Daily assistance offered, Monday-Saturday, between 9 am- 12noon & 1-3 pm

    • Food is free of charge (require valid ID, proof of income & proof of residency)

    Cumming United Methodist Church (770-887-2900)

    • Offer a Food Pantry every Wednesday, from 9am-11am

    • Food free of charge (only require name and number of children in household)

    Angel Food Ministries

    • Host site: Cumming New Life Church (770-889-6919)

    • Offer assistance monthly: Place orders at the beginning of the month through the host site and food is delivered several days later

    • Monthly packages typically cost $30 and include a considerable amount of food

    • “Specials” are offered each month, in addition to the monthly menu, with a minimal added charge

    • Menus are available for viewing at http://www.angelfoodministries.com/

    Abba’s House Food Pantry (678-208-2000)

    • Offer a Food Pantry every Thursday, from 2-5 pm (limited to two visits a month, per family)

    • Food is free of charge ( require valid ID, proof of income & social security cards of every household member)

    • Families will receive one box of food for every two household members

    Concord Baptist Church—“There’s Hope” program (770-887-9482)

    • Offer a Food Pantry on the last Thursday of each month, from 10am- 2pm

    • Food free of charge, although some quantity restrictions may apply

    Unseen Ministries Food Bank

    • Offers a Food Pantry the second Saturday of every month from 10am - 1pm.

    • Located at 5705 Namon Wallace Road in Cumming past Leon's.

    Adolescent Issues:


    The National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information - http://ncadi.samhsa.gov/

    National Families in Action - http://www.nationalfamilies.org/

    ONDCP’s Parents: The Anti-Drug - http://www.theantidrug.com/

    Partnership for a Drug-Free America - http://www.drugfree.org/

    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration - http://www.samhsa.gov/

    National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy - http://www.teenpregnancy.org/

    National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence - http://www.ncadd.org/


    Career Information:

    GA College 411 (information about careers, colleges, applications and transcripts, paying for college and GA College Savings Plan - http://gacollege411.org/


    College Information:

    GA College 411 (information about careers, colleges, applications and transcripts, paying for college and GA College Savings Plan - http://gacollege411.org/


    School Safety:

    Say Stop Hotline:  1-877-SAY-STOP (1-877-729-7867) is a toll-free, 24-hour school safety hotline.  From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., the operator at the Georgia Department of Education works the hotline.  After 5 p.m. and on weekends and holidays, the hotline calls are transferred to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.


    Testing Preparation:

    End of course https://www.forsyth.k12.ga.us/site/Default.aspx?PageID=22938

    GAcollege411 (assistance with SAT preparation) – http://gacollege411.org/

    Department of Education Online SAT Preparation Course – http://public.doe.k12.ga.us/pea_communications.aspx?ViewMode=1&obj=1200 


    Treatment Resources:

    SAMHSA Referral Helpline – 1-800-662-HELP

    Ridgeview – 770-434-4567

    Insight – 770-751-8383

    North Point Psychology – 678-624-0310

    Solutions – 678-624-0930

    Laurelwood – 770-531-3800

    Peachford Hospital – 770-454-2325

    North View Counseling & Recovery – 678-455-0083


    For a full listing of resources available in Forsyth County, please visit:
    Forsyth County Community Connection website at www.connectforsyth.org