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 unmarked drop off location to confirm acceptance of l
    iquid medications


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Products Not Accepted


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

Drop Off Locations

 
Please contact locations for hours of availability 

Avondale Barracks


Pennsylvania State Police
2 Moxley Rd., Avondale, PA 19311
610-268-2022

Caln Township


Police Department
253 Municipal Dr., Thorndale, PA 19320
610-383-1821

Chester County Hospital Emergency Room


701 E. Marshall St., West Chester, PA 19380
610-431-5550

City of Coatesville


Police Department 
1 City Hall, Coatesville, PA 19320
610-384-2300

East Brandywine Township 


Police Department
1212 Horseshoe Pike, Downingtown, PA 19335
610-269-4300 
 

East Fallowfield Township


Police Department
2264 Strasburg Rd., East Fallowfield, PA  19320
610-384-9163

East Whiteland Township


Police Department
209 Conestoga Rd., Malvern, Pa. 19355
610-647-2100
 

Easttown Township


Police Department
566 Beaumont Rd., Devon, PA 19333
610-341-9780
 

Kennett Square Borough 


Police Department
115 N. Broad St., Kennett Square, PA 19348
610-444-0501
 

North Coventry Township 


Police Department
845 S. Hanover St., Pottstown, PA 19464
610-323-8360
 

Oxford Borough 


Police Department
57 N. 4th St., Oxford, PA 19363
610-998-0032
 

Paoli Hospital


255 W. Lancaster Ave., Paoli, PA 19301
484-565-1000

Parkesburg Borough 


Police Department
315 W. 1st Ave., Bldg. 2, Parkesburg, PA 19365
610-857-3535
  

Phoenixville Borough 


Police Department
351 Bridge St., Phoenixville, PA 19460
610-933-1180
  

South Coatesville


Police Department
134 Modena Rd., Coatesville, PA 19320
610-384-3500

Southern Chester County


Regional Police Department
385 Starr Rd., Suite 100, Landenberg, PA 19350
610-268-2907 

Tredyffrin Township


Police Department
1100 DuPortail Rd., Berwyn, PA 19312
610-644-3221

Upper Uwchlan Township


Police Department
140 Pottstown Pike, Chester Springs, PA 19425
610-458-5862

Valley Township 


Police Department
890 W. Lincoln Hwy., Coatesville, PA 19320
610-384-8133

West Brandywine Township


Police Department
198 Lafayette Rd., Coatesville, PA 193206
 610-380-8201
  

West Caln Township


Police Department
721 W. Kings Hwy., Coatesville, PA 19320
610-384-3115

West Chester Borough


Sheriff’s Office
201 W. Market St., Suite 1201, West Chester, PA 19380
610-344-6850

West Chester University


Police Department
690 S. Church St., West Chester PA 19383
610-436-3311
 

West Goshen Township


Police Department
1025 Paoli Pike, West Chester, PA 19382
610-696-7400
 

West Vincent Township


Police Department
729 St. Matthews Rd., Chester Springs, PA 19425
610-458-3205
 

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
610-692-9600

Willistown Township 


Police Department
688 Sugartown Rd., Malvern, PA 19355 
610-251-0222

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.