Mayor Eric Garcetti speaking with a local Los Angeles resident during a recent "office hours" session. (36095)

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Mayor Eric Garcetti will meet one-on-one with South Los Angeles constituents during his latest office hours session this Friday.

The mayor will also announce the opening of a South Los Angeles “help desk” at the Mark Ridley-Thomas Constituent Center at 8475 S. Vermont Ave., where residents can get questions about city services answered.

The help desk will be the third that the mayor has ordered staffed.

Desks are also operational at City Hall in downtown Los Angeles and the Van Nuys City Hall.

Those who wish to sign up for office hours must fill out a form at by noon Thursday.

Friday’s event begins with a 9:45 a.m. reception, followed by office hours with the mayor and his staff from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The help desk will be open weekdays, with the exception of Mondays, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.