Safe Sitter® is the only national not-for-profit organization solely devoted to preparing young teens to confidently care for themselves and younger children when adults aren’t present. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Safe Sitter® classes are offered by more than 850 registered providers across the nation. Pediatrician Patricia A. Keener, M.D., founded Safe Sitter® in 1980 and developed the Safe Sitter® curriculum. Medical Director Sara Ross, M.D., assures that all material is medically accurate.