Celebrating 20 Years Committed to Seniors

Friends of Gwinnett Seniors (Friends) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) volunteer-run organization dedicated to raising funds to support senior programs in Gwinnett County, Georgia.

Become a Best Friend to Seniors

Become a Best Friend to Seniors (BFS) and invest in the well-being of an aging older adult.

Mission Statement

Friends is committed to the intention that all seniors in Gwinnett have the opportunity to be active and visible participants in their community and experience a healthy, safe, and fulfilling life in the home setting of their choice with access to transportation, health care, good nutrition, and assistance in their homes.

Who We Are

Since 1999, Friends has been raising funds to support services like home-delivered meals and medical transportation for seniors in Gwinnett County.

Volunteer

Volunteer your time to deliver meals, help with minor home repairs, spend time with seniors, and much more.

Events

There are many ways to help raise funds for seniors - from participating in fundraising events to shopping on AmazonSmile and with Kroger Community Reward dollars - your daily life can help us out.

Contact Us

To inquire about getting involved by assisting with a Friends fundraising event or for more information about ways to donate, contact us.

Looking For Services?

You may be visiting our website looking for services for yourself or a loved one. If so, Friends raises funds to support senior services, but we are not direct service providers. If you need services, please call the Gwinnett Senior Services Information & Assistance at 678.377.4150 Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm.

Friends'   News

Easy-to-Use Tech to Improve the Overall Lives of Seniors

According to some statistics, seniors have steadily increased internet usage. From just 14 percent in the year 2000 to a whopping 73 percent in 2019, it’s clear that seniors are embracing technology as an important part of their lives. And as more seniors use technology, the technology itself is getting better. There are now more…

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Senior Exemption for Individuals 65+

From the Gwinnett County Tax Commissioner website: If you are 65 years old as of Jan. 1, 2020, and your 2019 GA return line 15 is less than $97,264, you are likely eligible for the Senior School Tax Exemption (L5A). Contact Gwinnett County Tax Commissioner’s office at tax@gwinnettcounty.com or770-822-8800 for assistance. 

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The Face & Fur of Senior Homelessness

A Buford senior arrived at Gwinnett County Animal Welfare (AWE) with his 14-year old dog after he had been evicted from his apartment. Through AWE and their rescue connections, foster care for the dog was arranged.  Gwinnett County Senior Services was made aware of the unique situation and they worked to find an emergency situation…

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Become a Best Friend to Seniors (BFS) and commit to make a difference.

Invest in the well-being of an aging older adult.