Iosco County Human Service Coordinating Council


To increase community perception, awareness and education of substance abuse and other issues; and to facilitate conversation and causes to create positive systemic change.

Goals of the Coalition

Information sharing and networking to increase the message and mission of all human service agencies and to find solutions through collaboration to problems citizens face while living in Iosco County, including substance use and abuse and the growing opioid epidemic.

Join Us Quarterly

4 times per year, 1.5-2 hrs

Staff Person

Laurie Ames

Prescription Drug Drop-Off Sites

Iosco County Sheriff’s Office (24/7)
428 W. Lake St, Tawas City, MI 48763

Tawas Police Authority (lobby office hrs)
810 Westover St, East Tawas, MI 48730

Oscoda Township Police Department (lobby office hrs)
110 State St, Oscoda, MI 48750

County Prevention Initiatives and Accomplishments

  • Red Barrel disposal project
  • Naloxone provided to all law enforcement
  • Prime for Life training for Alternative Education students
  • Social Host declarations by county and local boards
  • TiPS training for underage drinking awareness & education

Child Advocacy Center Development Committee:

Development/implementation of a center for abused children for safe questioning and examination