Money to help Syrian refugee families settle in Surrey could be on the way.
More than 200 refugee children and adults have already been helped and supported in the county since 2015.
And this could continue if an application by a multi-faith group to secure official status gets the backing of Surrey County Council.
The group in Mole Valley is applying to be recognised as a "Community Sponsor" by the Home Office, which would mean more government funding would be forthcoming.
The group is one of several in the county which has helped refugees with speaking English and with education, employment and health needs.
If successful in its application to the new Home Office Community Sponsorship Scheme, money wouldn’t go to the local volunteers, but to local schools and NHS services to meet education and health needs.
Then, after the first year, funding would divert to Mole Valley DC which would support the families for up to five years and receive Home Office funding of £20,250 per person over that time.