What are the age requirements to live at Shire House?
Shire House provides a residential program for young adults (17- 28) who are within the high-functioning Autism spectrum.
How long do residents typically stay at Shire House?
The typical Shire House resident stays with us between 6 months and 2 years or until he or she is ready to move to a more independent living situation. There is no hard limit on how long a Shire House resident stays with us as long as the living situation remains appropriate and the resident continues to benefit from it, up until the age of 28.
Are Shire House residents required to have a job?
Shire House residents must be employed, be attending school, or working towards one of those two goals.
Are scholarships available?
Your donations are what makes our Shire House Scholarship Fund possible. Since the beginning Shire House has been able to provide scholarships to/for approved applicants that are not able to meet our Shire House residential program monthly fees. Please contact us to discuss your financial needs.