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 (EPA) studies have detected pharmaceutical drugs in our water supply.
Products Accepted
  • Prescription and over-the-counter solid medications
  • Tablets and capsules
  • Liquid medications in their original containers (i.e. cough
    syrups, cold medicines)
  • Prescription patches
  • Medical creams and ointments
  • Vitamins
  • Nasal sprays
  • Pet medicines
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 to a hospital for proper disposal
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Compressed cylinders or aerosols (e.g., asthma inhalers)
  • Iodine-containing medications
  • Thermometers
  • Alcohol
Drop Off Locations
Please contact the drop-off location for times when drop-offs are accepted. 

Caln Township

Police Department - 610-383-1281 
253 Municipal Dr, Thorndale, PA 19320

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

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

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

New Garden Township
Police Department - 610-268-2907
8934 Gap Newport Pike, Landenburg, PA 19350

North Coventry Township
Police Department - 610-323-8360
845 South Hanover Street, Pottstown, PA 19464
 
Oxford Borough
Police Department - 610-998-0032
57 N. Fourth St, Oxford, PA 19363

Parkesburg Borough
Police Department - 610-857-3535
315 W. 1st Avenue, Bldg 2, Parkesburg, PA 19365
 
Phoenixville Borough
Police Department - 610-933-1180
351 Bridge St, Phoenixville, PA 19460

Phoenixville Borough
Police Department - 610-933-1180
351 Bridge St, Phoenixville, PA 19460
 
Tredyffrin Township
Police Department - 610-644-3221
1100 DuPortail Rd, Berwyn, PA 19312
  
Valley Township 
Police Department - 610-384-8133
890 West Lincoln Hwy, Coatesville, PA 19320

Upper Uwchlan Township
Police Department - 610-458-9400
140 Pottstown Pike, Chester Springs, PA 19425
  
West Brandywine Township
Police Department - 610-380-8201
198 Lafayette Road, Coatesville, PA 19320
  
West Caln Township
Police Department - 610-384-3115
721 W Kings Highway, Coatesville, PA 19320

West Chester Borough
Sheriff’s Office - 610-344-6850
201 West Market Street, Suite 1201, West Chester, PA 19380

West Chester University
Police Department - 610-436-3311
690 S. Church St., West Chester, PA  19383
  
West Goshen Township
Police Department - 610-696-7400
1025 Paoli Pike, West Chester, PA 19382
 
West Vincent Township
Police Department - 610-458-3205
729 Street Matthews Rd, Chester Springs, PA 19425
 
West Whiteland Township
Police Department - 610-363-0200
101 Commerce Dr, Exton, PA 19341
  
Westtown-East Goshen
Regional Police Department - 610-692-9600 
1041 Wilmington Pike, West Chester, PA 19382



Permanent Medication Collection boxes are a Project of the Chester County District Attorney's Office Thomas P. Hogan, Chester County District Attorney with the support of the following State agencies: Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association, the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs and the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency and the following County of Chester Offices: Commissioners, District Attorney and Drug and Alcohol Services.

*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, West Caln Township, West Brandywine Township and Valley Townshi
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