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.

Become a Safe Bar. Take Our Online 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.

Inaugural Safe Bars 2017

Bar Louie, Gulch - Chad Apap

Your favorite spot not on the list? Let us know 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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