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Forsyth County

If you are in need of emergency food assistance, contact one of our partner agencies in Forsyth County. Each agency has different hours of operation and requirements. Therefore, we suggest that you call the agency for specific information. If you are unable to find help near you, please contact Lydia Johnson at 770-534-4111 or via email.

Food Pantries

Abba House
6800 Dahlonega Hwy Cumming, GA 30040 678-208-2000 ext. 107 Day / Time: Tuesday 2pm – 4pm Notes: Client can receive food no more than 2x a month. ID required the initial visit and no one but the person on file can pick up for the family.

City on a Hill
1645 Dahlonega Highway Cumming, GA 30040 770-889-6919 Day / Time: Wed 8:15 – 8:30 pm; Sun 12:00 – 12:30 pm; last Sat. of the month. Notes: No restrictions

Creekside United Methodist Church
673 Peachtree Parkway Cumming, GA 30041 770-888-8449 Day / Time: 3rd Sat, by appt. Notes: Forsyth County residents, food is delivered to clients 1x per month on 3rd weekend of month.

Cumming Baptist Church
115 Church Street Cumming, GA 30040 770-315-3667 Day / Time: Monday 8am-10am Notes: No restrictions

Cumming First United Methodist Church
770 Canton Hwy Cumming, GA 30040 770-887-2900 Day / Time: Wed 9am- 11am Notes: Clients can receive groceries 1x per calendar month and 1x per week for bread products and sweets.

Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit
724 Pilgrim Mill Road Cumming, GA 30040 404-226-0935 Day / Time: Last Saturday 8am -930am Notes: No restrictions.

Hightower Baptist Association Inc.
8630 Wallace Tatum Road Cumming, GA 30028 770-205-2464 Day / Time: Second Saturday 8am – 12pm Notes: USDA guidelines – name, address, income required.

Meals by Grace 
432A Canton Road Cumming, GA 30040 404-268-8924 Day / Time: Pantry Tuesday and Thursday 10am – 2pm Notes: Pantry: 1x per week, cannot be part of delivery program. Delivery Program: Sunday referral from Forsyth County School social worker, 1x per week.

No Longer Bound
2725 Pine Grove Rd Cumming, GA 30041 678-431-5164 Day/Time: Call Monday – Friday for pick up from 3pm-5pm

North Central / There’s Hope for the Hungry
1230 Samples Industrial Cumming, GA 30041 770-310-6671 Day / Time: Monday – Thursday 10am – 1pm, by appointment Notes: Client will be given the location and date of distribution nearest them.

  • Freedom Tabernacle – 2160 Freedom Parkway, Cumming, GA 30041 (770) 887-4679 4th Monday of the month.

North Lanier Baptist Church
829 Atlanta Road Cumming, GA 30040 770-781-5433 Day / Time: 2nd and 4th Tuesday 3pm – 5pm Notes: No restrictions.

The Place of Forsyth
2550 The Place Circle Cumming, GA 30040 770-887-1098 Day / Time: Monday 9 am-2:30 pm, Tuesday 9 am – 4, Wednesday 9 am – 3 pm, Thursday 9 am-3:30 pm. Saturday 9:30 am – 12 pm Notes: Name, address, Social Security number

Unseen Hands
5650 Riley Road Cumming, GA 30028 678-456-2082 Day / Time: Third Saturday 9am – 12pm Notes: distributes 1x monthly, no referral needed, USDA guidelines – name, address, income required.