Seen & Heard Podcast

Everyone deserves to be seen and heard. We want to introduce you to a new podcast, Seen and Heard by Institute for Family. Here, you can listen to families and youth affected by the child welfare system share deeply personal stories about the moments they felt seen — and the impact those moments had on their lives. Tune in and hear honest insights on how we can create a future where our children and families are seen and heard by design and have what they need to thrive. For updates on episode drops, subscribe to Institute for Family emails.

Listen below for a few samples of previous episodes.

You can listen to all of The Institute for Family podcasts by visiting their website or on your favorite podcast platform.


The Institute for Family was founded by the Children’s Home Society of North Carolina and is grounded in its mission and belief in family. The Institute is a national effort that capitalizes on the Children Home Society’s 118-year history of providing direct services for families associated with the child welfare system. 

Together, we are excited to help ignite a movement to elevate family well-being, creating opportunities for all families to thrive.

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