Safe Bar Program

The mission of Safe Bar is to work with local bars and restaurants in raising awareness about alcohol's role in sexual assault, engaging bar owners and staff in bystander intervention, and ultimately doing our part to prevent sexual violence in Middle Tennessee.

Becoming a Safe Bar is Easy.

Register for Our Virtual Zoom Training Sessions.

Several dates are available for our FREE instructor-led 1.5 hour training sessions. Space is limited. Making safety a priority is vital to the growth of our city. Being the "It City" and a "Safe City" is good for business. Upon completion, establishments will receive a display-worthy Safe Bar certificate and more. Training developed by the state of Tennessee Department of Health, the TN Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence, and the Sexual Assault Center of Middle Tennessee.

Take Our Online On-Demand Training.

Training developed by the state of Tennessee Department of Health, the TN Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence, and the Sexual Assault Center of Middle Tennessee. The course will take up to 20 minutes to complete. At the end of the training there is a brief quiz. We encourage posting the certificate of completion in your establishment where patrons can easily view it.

Thanks to our Inaugural Safe Bar

Bar Louie, Gulch - Chad Apap

Let us know your favorite spot and we'll reach out to them.




So What? Now What? Possible Questions.

I think I saw something... What do I do now?

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Use this resource for support, intervention, and for helpful things to always keep in mind in an emergency/crisis.

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Someone has disclosed to me that they were assaulted. What do I say?

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If someone you know is raped or sexually assaulted... Listen. Be there. Don't be judgmental. Be patient. Remember, it will take your friend/family member some time--

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Additional Resources are Available

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The Sexual Assault Center of TN maintains a 24 hour crisis and support line for anyone in need of support, referrals, or information. 1-800-879-1999

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