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A Domestic Violence Victim Support Organization

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You matter.  We care.

Let us help.

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We provide victims and survivors with guidance and assistance 24x7. ​

Text or call us at:

(937) 469-8007

Single Parents Rock empowers victims and survivors of domestic violence to find safety, support, connection and hope.

Our Services

We offer direct services to assist clients in addressing everyday life issues, complications, and problems. This includes incidents of neglect, abuse, domestic violence, as well as challenges related to mental health and substance abuse.

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Our Court Advocacy program is dedicated to helping clients navigate the legal aspects of protecting victims of domestic violence and intimate partner violence.

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We provide dedicated companionship to domestic violence victims during court proceedings, offering emotional support and advocating for victims/survivors.

Court Accompanyment
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In partnership with the Ohio Attorney General’s Safe at Home program, we provide a program aimed at protecting victims of domestic violence, sexual battery, human trafficking, rape, or menacing by stalking. This program ensures the confidentiality of their personal information to enhance their safety.

Enhanced Confidentiality
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Our team assists victims in creating comprehensive safety plans, helping them safely leave a domestic violence situation.

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We offer FREE transportation services to and from court for cases related to domestic violence, human trafficking, or sexual assault. Additionally, we provide transportation services within a 250-mile radius to shelters or safe houses for individuals affected by domestic violence.

*Medicaid waiver accepted for transportation.

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We assist victims ands survivors with obtaining safe, temporary housing as well as permanent housing. Permanent housing may include things such as the first month's rent and/or deposit. It may also include utility deposits.  (We do not pay back bills.)

Housing Placement
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SPR supports victims who live in Southwest Ohio including the following counties: 

  • Clark

  • Greene

  • Miami 

  • Montgomery

  • Shelby

Our Service Area

Tips for Staying Safe

Types of Abuse

The following list is from the National Domestic Violence Hotline.

    • During an argument, or if you feel tension building, avoid areas in your home where weapons might be available – the kitchen, bathroom, bedroom or workshops.

    • If there are weapons in your household such as firearms – lock them up!

    • Know where there is a safe exit from your home – a window, elevator or stairwell.

    • Discuss the situation with a trusted neighbor if you can. Ask them to call 911 if they hear a disturbance. Find a code word to use with them if you need the police.

    • Always keep a packed bag ready.

    • Know where you would go to be safe if you have to leave, even if you don’t really think you need to.


    If you are in immediate danger, call 911.

    • Open a bank account in your own name.

    • Give an extra set of keys, copies of important documents, extra clothes and some money to a trusted friend or neighbor in case you have to leave quickly.

    • Think about who your best resources are if you need to find shelter or money.

    • Have cell phone or change on hand to make emergency calls.


    Things to take with you:


    • Birth certificate(s)

    • Driver’s License/ Military ID

    • Social Security Card(s)

    • Passport(s)

    • Insurance documents


    • Money/credit cards

    • Checkbooks, bankbooks

    • Savings bonds

    • Food stamps

    Legal Papers:

    • Copy of your Order of Protection

    • Car registration/insurance papers

    • Copy of lease/ deed to home

    • Medical and school records

    • Separation/custody papers

    • Power of attorney/will


    • Medications, prescriptions

    • Keys to home and vehicles

    • Address book/telephone cards

    • Clothes

    Additional steps you can take once you have left your abusive situation:

    • Keep your Order of Protection with you at all times.

    • Give photocopies of your Order of Protection to your children’s school, your employer, your neighbors, as well as your local police department.

    • Change the locks on your doors.

    • Discuss safety plans with your children.

    • Inform children’s school about who has permission to pick up your children.

    • Ask neighbors to call the police if they see your abuser nearby. Show your neighbors a photo of the abuser and tell them about your Order of Protection.

    • Ask someone to screen your telephone calls at home and at work.

    • Have someone escort you to your car or walk with other people if possible.

    • If communication is necessary between you and your partner, meet in public places or have a third party make contact and relay messages.

    • Talk with people who can provide you with support on domestic violence issues.


  • The Power & Control diagram is a particularly helpful tool in understanding the overall pattern of abusive and violent behaviors, which are used by a batterer to establish and maintain control over his partner. Very often, one or more violent incidents are accompanied by an array of these other types of abuse. They are less easily identified, yet firmly establish a pattern of intimidation and control in the relationship.


    This diagram assumes she/her pronouns for survivors and he/him pronouns for partners. However, the abusive behavior it details can happen to people of any gender or sexuality.

    Moreover, the wheel diagram serves as tactics abusive partners use to keep survivors in a relationship. The inside of the wheel makes up subtle, continual behaviors over time, while the outer ring represents physical and sexual violence. Thus, abusive actions like those depicted in the outer ring reinforce the regular use of other, more subtle methods found in the inner ring.

  • Documenting the warning signs of dating abuse (in every form that it occurs) will help provide proof of your partner’s behavior if you ever need it, for legal reasons or otherwise. For some survivors, it can simply be useful to validate your experience and process complex emotions.

    Ways to document abuse include:


    • Keeping a journal of what you experience, including descriptions of how the incident made you feel.

    • Writing down statements you, your partner, or any witnesses make before, during, or after the abuse.

    • Recording dates, times, and descriptions of incidents. If furniture is overturned or items were thrown, describe the scene and take photos of the damage.

    • Documenting any injuries, no matter how small (with photos if possible).

    • Seeking medical care, even if there are no visible injuries, especially if you have been strangled or choked.

    • Filing a report with the police, if you determine that it’s safe for you to do so.