Shire House Inc.

Shire House currently has two house models. The first model is our Transitional Residential Program, the second model is the Shared Housing.

We appreciate landlords who are willing to lease their properties to Shire House so to expand our Shared Housing model.



Lisa Colliss

CBT Therapist

Board Member

Shire House provides a Transitional Independent Living Residential Program for young adults 18 through 28 who are within the high functioning Autism spectrum, formally known as Aspergers. Our clients learn the mental, emotional, and social skills needed for independent living within a "college dorm" living experience.
Our Shire House philosophy is that 

with appropriate interventions, methods, techniques and supports which are set within a supportive supervised environment, our young adults will reach their appropriate level of self management.

Recognizing that each client is unique, our program is tailored to fit the individual. 



Elizabeth S Kane​

Founder and Executive Director



Our Mission is to create a community for and of young adults within the high functioning Autism spectrum.

A community where friendships and supports will be forged as our young adults begin their journey into independent living.

Purpose and Methods 


Philip Drasny

​ABA Therapist

​​​​Social mentors

Please contact us if 

...interested in our program or services

...interested in our Mini-Farm

...presenting at your organization 

...would like a tour of Shire House

...volunteer opportunities 

Our Shire House Mentors are an important component of the team leading our clients through to an individualised and age appropriate level of self-management.

Our Social Mentors are knowledgeable about creating opportunities to engage the clients to move out of their comfort zone and expand their social interactions. 

Our Social Mentors are expected to have the ability to redirect/navigate the client in a kind and productive manner and tone of voice.

From Liz's Corner at Shire House

Dr. Bruce Scotton, M.D., D.L.F.A.P.A

Board Member

Autism Supportive Services in San Jose, Ca.


Your online donation will allow us to continue to provide scholarships to those unable to meet the costs of our residential program and defray the costs of providing Shire House services. 

Your online donation will be contributing towards yet another life changing opportunity for a young adult on the Autism spectrum. 

To donate by check, click here.

Shire House Inc is a 501c3 nonprofit organization, your donations are deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

Tax ID # 46-0758642

 A Community of and for young adults on the high functioning Autism spectrum

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