Shelter is an action that uses binding or isolation. In the city of Blitar the number ofODGJ as many as 447 people, while in the village of Kepanjen Kidul there are 117 peoplewith mental disorders, 3 of which carried pemasungan. Good knowledge will make thedeprivation of shelter action. The purpose of the study illustrates the family knowledge aboutthe release of ODGJ stalks in the working area of UPTD Pukesmas Kepanjen Kidul KotaBlitar. This research method using descriptive design. The population in this study is thefamily who has severe mental disorder as many as 117 people and the sample size is 30people with purposive sampling technique. Data collection was done by using questionnaire.The data were collected on January 28 - March 31, 2017. The research results showed thatfamily knowledge was less than 76.7%. Recommendations for UPTD PukesmasKepanjenkidul and cadres as sources of information and expected mental cadres and healthworkers to provide KIE to ODGJ families about the liberation of the pavement to reduce andprevention of shelter action.