Homeless Technical Assistance Provider
Brittany Odom is a Homeless Technical Assistance Provider who works within the Housing and Community Development practice area. In her role, Mrs. Odom draws on over 10 years of experience in the social services field. She has provided direct services to clients of diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds, working in an administrative capacity to develop, monitor, and improve service quality, effectiveness, and efficiency. Her dedication to the cause of ending homelessness has led her to various homeless advocacy roles in DC, Virginia, and South Florida. Mrs. Odom has provided training and technical assistance to more than 400 homeless services provider personnel in the fields of HUD compliance, coordinated entry, and the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS), among many others. She also has project management experience that includes the coordination of the annual Point-In-Time Homeless Count and the annual Homeless Symposium for the Broward County Homeless Continuum of Care located in Florida.
In addition to her homeless services background, Mrs. Odom also spent three years abroad teaching social studies at an international school in Ghana, West Africa. Mrs. Odom holds a master’s degree in Public Administration from Barry University and a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Michigan State University. She is presently enrolled at Atlantic Technical College where she is pursuing certification in web development.