Medication Drop Off Locations

Permanent medication collection boxes are available in several Chester County locations. Medication collection boxes offer residents the opportunity to safely and anonymously dispose of unwanted and expired drugs and medication.

Medication Collection boxes will help reduce these statistics:
  • 75% of people who abuse prescription pain relievers get them from friends or relatives.
  • 1 in 5 high school students have abused prescription drugs.
  • Environmental Protection Agency studies have detected pharmaceutical drugs in our water supply.

Products Accepted

  • Prescription and over-the-counter solid medications
  • Tablets and capsules
  • Prescription patches
  • Medical creams and ointments
  • Vitamins
  • Nasal sprays
  • Pet medicines
  • Liquid medications in original bottles. Sites marked with an (l) accept liquids. Call any unmarked drop-off location to confirm acceptance of liquid medications.


Products Not Accepted  

  • Intravenous Solutions
  • Injectables, syringes, and needles (e.g., EpiPens).These items should be taken to a healthcare professional's office or hospital for proper disposal.
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Compressed cylinders or aerosols (e.g., asthma inhalers)
  • Iodine-containing medications
  • Thermometers

Drop Off Locations

Please contact locations for hours of availability 

Avondale Barracks

Pennsylvania State Police
2 Moxley Rd., Avondale, PA 19311

Caln Township

Police Department
253 Municipal Dr., Thorndale, PA 19320

Chester County Hospital Emergency Room

701 E. Marshall St., West Chester, PA 19380

City of Coatesville

Police Department 
1 City Hall, Coatesville, PA 19320

East Brandywine Township 

Police Department
1212 Horseshoe Pike, Downingtown, PA 19335

East Fallowfield Township

Police Department
2264 Strasburg Rd., East Fallowfield, PA  19320

Easttown Township

Police Department
566 Beaumont Rd., Devon, PA 19333

Kennett Square Borough 

Police Department
115 N. Broad St., Kennett Square, PA 19348

North Coventry Township 

Police Department
845 S. Hanover St., Pottstown, PA 19464

Oxford Borough 

Police Department
57 N. 4th St., Oxford, PA 19363

Paoli Hospital

255 W. Lancaster Ave., Paoli, PA 19301

Parkesburg Borough 

Police Department
315 W. 1st Ave., Bldg. 2, Parkesburg, PA 19365

Phoenixville Borough 

Police Department
351 Bridge St., Phoenixville, PA 19460

South Coatesville

Police Department
134 Modena Rd., Coatesville, PA 19320

Southern Chester County

Regional Police Department
385 Starr Rd., Suite 100, Landenberg, PA 19350

Tredyffrin Township

Police Department
1100 DuPortail Rd., Berwyn, PA 19312

Upper Uwchlan Township

Police Department
140 Pottstown Pike, Chester Springs, PA 19425

Valley Township 

Police Department
890 W. Lincoln Hwy., Coatesville, PA 19320

West Brandywine Township

Police Department
198 Lafayette Rd., Coatesville, PA 193206

West Caln Township

Police Department
721 W. Kings Hwy., Coatesville, PA 19320

West Chester Borough

Sheriff’s Office
201 W. Market St., Suite 1201, West Chester, PA 19380

West Chester University

Police Department
690 S. Church St., West Chester PA 19383

West Goshen Township

Police Department
1025 Paoli Pike, West Chester, PA 19382

West Vincent Township

Police Department
729 St. Matthews Rd., Chester Springs, PA 19425

West Whiteland Township

Police Department - 610-363-0200
101 Commerce Drive, Exton, PA 19341

Westtown-East Goshen

Regional Police Department 
1041 Wilmington Pike, West Chester, PA 19382

Willistown Township 

Police Department
688 Sugartown Rd., Malvern, PA 19355 

Medication Collection Box locations in and around Coatesville are a result of a community partnership between Pennsylvania American Water, the Brandywine Health Foundation, Coatesville Youth Initiative and the Police Chiefs of the City of Coatesville, Caln Township, East Falllowfield Township, South Coatesville, West Caln Township, West Brandywine Township, and Valley Township.

Medication Collection Box locations in Tredyffrin Township were provided by ARCH (Area Residents Caring and Helping) through a partnership with the Tredyffrin Community and Police Association.